DETROIT - The Official Committee of Retirees in the Chapter 9 bankruptcy case of the City of Detroit on Oct. 30 filed a brief in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Michigan contending that its claim that pension benefits face "imminent" harm as a result of the city's bankruptcy is ripe for judicial decision (In Re: City of Detroit, No. 13-53846, Chapter 9, E.D. Mich. Bkcy.).