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To: Rikki Doxx
Is she that county judge that tried to cancel the bankruptcy?

Yes. She is saying that the Michigan State Constitution bars Detroit from filing bankruptcy. I predict that the federal bankruptcy court will tell her to pound sand, because state laws cannot trump federal laws, and the federal bankruptcy code permits municipal bankruptcies. (Actually, federal law puts a number of conditions on municipal bankruptcies, and there is a possibility that Detroit's filing won't qualify, but if so, it will be because Detroit didn't satisfy the requirements of federal law, not because of the Michigan Constitution.)

18 posted on 07/19/2013 2:12:37 PM PDT by Lurking Libertarian (Non sub homine, sed sub Deo et lege)
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To: Lurking Libertarian

It is unconstitutional not to have even a prayer of getting enough money to pay your debts.

Is her remedy to have the police bring in all those deadbeats who live in the city limits who haven’t turned over everything they own to the city?

We are led by idiots.


59 posted on 07/19/2013 2:31:46 PM PDT by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for their victory!)
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To: Lurking Libertarian
She is saying that the Michigan State Constitution bars Detroit from filing bankruptcy. I predict that the federal bankruptcy court will tell her to pound sand, because state laws cannot trump federal laws, and the federal bankruptcy code permits municipal bankruptcies.

Didn't a city in California do the same thing, and the pension administrators claimed it was prevented by California law?

What was the outcome of that?

107 posted on 07/19/2013 4:13:01 PM PDT by justlurking (tagline removed, as demanded by Admin Moderator)
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