Friday, July 22, 2011

Judge: No triple bill for ex-EM Blackwell -
Former Highland Park official may yet have to pay state's legal costs

Doug Guthrie/ The Detroit News, July 09. 2011

Detroit—A Wayne County judge rejected a Michigan attorney general's request Friday for triple damages against Highland Park's former state-appointed emergency financial manager.

But Arthur Blackwell II may be required to cover the state's legal fees for the civil lawsuit trial, where he was found liable for improperly taking $264,000 from the cash-strapped city, said Wayne County Circuit Judge Robert Colombo Jr. -Full article: