Federal Appeals Court Throws Out Three Counts Against Former NYS Assembly SpeakerHe now faces re-sentencing and is likely to get a lesser prison term.
Judge Denies Bail For Sheldon Silver, Pending AppealSilver was ordered to report to prison Oct. 5 at his July sentencing. A jury this spring convicted him of taking nearly $4 million in return for legislative favors that he performed for a cancer researcher and real estate developers.
Former NY Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver Sentenced To 7 YearsSilver was found guilty in his second trial of earning nearly $4 million illegally by collecting fees from a cancer researcher and real estate developers.
Jury Finds Sheldon Silver Guilty On All Counts In RetrialAfter the verdict, Silver emerged from the courthouse and said he would launch another appeal.
Jury Deliberations Begin In Sheldon Silver RetrialThe former New York assembly speaker is being retried after his earlier corruption conviction was overturned.
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.
Feds: Ex-NY Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver Had Extramarital AffairsFormer New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver had engaged in extramarital affairs with two women, one of whom lobbied him on a regular basis, according to newly released court documents.
Former Speaker Silver Disbarred 4 Months After ConvictionFormer New York state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver has lost his license to practice law, four months after he was convicted of fraud and extortion.