UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN
SOUTHERN DIVISION

 

In re:
City of Detroit, Michigan,

Debtor. ________________________________/

Chapter 9
Case No. 13-53846
Hon. Steven W. Rhodes

Opinion Regarding Eligibility

The Congress shall have Power To . . . establish . . . uniform Laws on the subject of Bankruptcies throughout the United States. . . .
Article I, Section 8, United States Constitution

No . . . law impairing the obligation of contract shall be enacted. Article I, Section 10, Michigan Constitution

The accrued financial benefits of each pension plan and retirement system of the state and its political subdivisions shall be a contractual obligation thereof which shall not be diminished or impaired thereby.
Article IX, Section 24, Michigan Constitution

Download the Opinion Regarding Eligibility Opinion: City of Detroit bankruptcy opinion 12.3.13