UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN
City of Detroit, Michigan,
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
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