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No Contract Clause Claim for City Pension Change (access required)

A Baltimore local ordinance substituting a cost-of-living adjustment for a “variable benefit” in police and firefighter pensions did not impair plaintiffs’ rights under the Contract Clause of the U.S. Constitution because plaintiffs retained a state law remedy for breach of contract; the 4th Circuit reverses the district court’s decision for plaintiffs on the Contract Clause ...

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