Judge allows Detroit bankruptcy: citizens protest ruling » Demeeko Williams, Detroit resident and organizer for Detroiters Resisting Emergency Management (D-REM) makes a tearful, impassioned plea to the crowd of demonstrators outside Detroit bankruptcy court just after hearing that Judge Rhode’s ruled the city’s Chapter 9 filing is constitutional.

Demeeko Williams, Detroit resident and organizer for Detroiters Resisting Emergency Management (D-REM) makes a tearful, impassioned plea to the crowd of demonstrators outside Detroit bankruptcy court just after hearing that Judge Rhode’s ruled the city’s Chapter 9 filing is constitutional.

Demeeko Williams, Detroit resident and organizer for Detroiters Resisting Emergency Management (D-REM) makes a tearful, impassioned plea to the crowd of demonstrators outside Detroit bankruptcy court just after hearing that Judge Rhode’s ruled the city’s Chapter 9 filing is constitutional. The judge also ruled that city worker pensions are not protected during the bankruptcy restructuring.