The Justice Department has appealed a nearly $1 billion award granted to Glendale Federal Bank in a landmark regulatory goodwill case.

The government, which is fighting more than 100 similar cases, called the damages wildly disproportionate to any loss. In a brief filed Monday in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the Justice Department added that the trial court committed fundamental legal errors in calculating Glendale's damages.

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