Top three bridge company people avoid jail by complying on contested contract items - but fight on in the courtsBy Peter Samuel on February 10, 2012
At the Wayne County courthouse today, a 20 story 1950s office building in downtown Detroit, at the school classroom sized courtroom of county judge Prentis Edwards one of the Ambassador Bridge company (DIBC) people noticed two uniformed court deputies inside. That was normal. But there were an unusual three deputies outside. He asked the three deputies lightheartedly: "What's this army doing here?"
The Massachusetts treasurer Timothy Cahill has written a letter to the state Governor and the state Attorney-General in which he says the state should settle with litigants suing the Turnpike for refund of $400m in tolls on the grounds that they were unconstitutionally used for untolled sections of the Big Dig. The letter was leaked to the press today.
Not addressing the merits of the case BUT...