An L.A. County judge says Jerry Brown overreached his authority in the case, which seeks to force city leaders to pay back thousands in salaries and take cuts in pensions. Rizzo's attorney says the case is dead.
In a blow to the state's civil lawsuit charging eight current and former Bell city leaders with plotting to enrich themselves at taxpayer expense, a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge warned Thursday that Atty. Gen. Jerry Brown's case is in jeopardy of being dismissed.
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