Judge OKs Appeal Of San Bernardino Bankruptcy, But Not Directly To 9th Circuit

Judge OKs Appeal Of San Bernardino Bankruptcy, But Not Directly To 9th Circuit

LOS ANGELES - A federal judge in California on Dec. 13 ruled that the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) could appeal a ruling that granted the City of San Bernardino, Calif., permission to file for Chapter 9 bankruptcy. However, the judge said a direct appeal to the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals was not warranted (California Public Employees' Retirement System v. City of San Bernardino, Calif. $(In Re: City of San Bernardino, Calif.$), No. 13-01952, Chapter 9, C.D. Calif.).

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