Jury Hears Opening Statements At Ex-NY Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver's RetrialHis first trial in 2015 ended with a guilty verdict and 12-year prison sentence but that conviction was reversed last July.
Prosecutors Ask For Spring Retrial Of Ex-NY Assembly Speaker Sheldon SilverThe government asked the judge in Manhattan to schedule a trial for March, April or May.
Ex-New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver's Corruption Conviction OverturnedFormer New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver's conviction in a $5 million corruption case has been overturned.
Ex-NY Assembly Speaker Silver Petitions To Remain Free Pending Appeal Of ConvictionFormer New York state Assembly speaker Sheldon Silver has filed a motion asking to remain free pending appeal of his criminal conviction.
Ex-NY Senate Leader Dean Skelos Gets 5 Years In Prison, Son Adam 6 1/2 In Corruption CaseFormer New York Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos, whose sentence was significantly lower than prosecutors had asked for, was also fined $500,000.
Ex-NY Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver Gets 12 Years In Corruption CaseSilver, once one of state's premier powerbrokers, gets 12 years in prison.
Prosecutors: Sheldon Silver Should Go To Prison For More Than A DecadeProsecutors urged a judge Wednesday to set an example by sending Sheldon Silver to prison for substantially more than a decade.
Democrat Alice Cancel Wins Sheldon Silver's Old NYS Assembly SeatVoters in Lower Manhattan chose a replacement Tuesday night for disgraced former state Assembly Leader Sheldon Silver.