DETROIT - Attorneys for the State of Michigan on Sept. 24 filed a brief in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Michigan contending that a group of Detroit residents who have sued Gov. Rick Snyder and other officials with the State of Michigan should not be permitted to lift the automatic stay to pursue that litigation (In Re: City of Detroit, No. 13-53846, Chapter 9, E.D. Mich. Bkcy.).