A state Appellate Division court intervened at the request of Senate Democratic Leader, Sen. Malcolm Smith, by imposing a temporary restraining order on Sen. Pedro Espada assuming the office of Temporary President of the Senate.
Elizabeth Benjamin's blog, hosted by the Daily News, reports on this on other developments here.
Sen. Dean Skelos, the Majority Leader voted last Monday by the new coalition, downplayed the court's move by saying it only affects Sen. Espada's title and still allows the Senate to convene.
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