In a harshly worded ruling, a federal judge has rejected California Federal Bank's request that he reconsider an April 16 decision in the thrift's regulatory goodwill case.

"Plaintiff's motions have no merit," Judge Robert H. Hodges Jr. of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims wrote in the very first sentence of the two- page ruling.

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