DETROIT - The Detroit Branch of the NAACP, individually and on behalf of affiliated groups, filed a notice of appeal on Nov. 18 in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Michigan indicating its appeal of an opinion in which the Bankruptcy Court denied the groups relief from the automatic stay pursuant to lawsuits they brought challenging the constitutionality of the city's bankruptcy filing (In Re: City of Detroit, No. 13-53846, Chapter 9, E.D. Mich. Bkcy.).