03/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Eric Shneiderman, State Senator In Charge Of Monserrate Panel

This week, Schneiderman was announced as leader of a panel charged deciding the fate of Senator Hiram Monserrate, a Queens Democrat who had just been convicted of misdemeanor assault for dragging his girlfriend to a hospital after what his lawyer convinced a judge was an accidental cutting of her face with a piece of glass.

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