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“Monserrate and the Question Of Pink Slips for Elected Officials”

According to Paul Simon, there may be 50 ways to leave your lover.1 In the world of politics, the options are decidedly fewer for ousting an objectionable elected official. Now that a committee of the New York State Senate has recommended to the full body that it consider expelling Senator Hiram Monserrate, it is worth previewing some of the legal issues that might be raised over the next few months in connection with Mr. Monserrate's future in the Senate.

 

 

 

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