Ravitch Restrained

ALBANY—Here’s a court order restraining Richard Ravitch, named last night by David Paterson, from performing the duties of lieutenant governor.

The order was signed by Judge Ute Wolfe Lally at 12:23 a.m. after a petition from the leaders of the Republican-dominated State Senate coalition, Pedro Espada Jr. and Dean Skelos.

The order is in effect until the case can be heard in Nassau County Supreme Court tomorrow at 11 a.m.

Ravitch Restrained