SAN FRANCISCO — The city of Vallejo, Calif., must disclose more information about the role of its mayor and bankruptcy law firm in past bond deals due to accusations of conflicts of interest, a federal judge ruled Tuesday.

A group of retirees has alleged that Vallejo Mayor Osby Davis and Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP have a conflict because of their roles as counsel on certificates of participation that constitute a big chunk of the debt the bankrupt city owes.

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