A federal judge on Thursday set Jan. 13 as the date of the first trial in the roughly 100 so-called goodwill cases.

Chief Judge Loren A. Smith of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims said Glendale (Calif.) Federal Bank will get first crack at proving the government should pay for breaking its promise to let the thrift count regulatory goodwill as capital for 40 years.

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