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Sheldon Silver’s Conviction Is Overturned

A federal appeals court has overturned the corruption conviction of former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver. Read more

New York, NY – Ex-assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver Sentenced To 12 Years In Corruption Case

Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, a consummate backroom dealer who wielded power for more than two decades, was sentenced to 12 years in Federal Prison on federal corruption charges. He must report to prison by noon on July 1. Read more

New York – Rabbis Advocate For Leniency In Silver Sentencing WhIle Wife Cites Health Concerns

New York – Less than two weeks before he is due to be sentenced on corruption charges, Sheldon Silver’s wife is asking a federal judge to go easy on her husband, citing his recent battle with prostate cancer. Read more

Ex-NY Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver Had Extramarital Affairs

New York – Sheldon Silver, one of New York state’s most powerful politicians before his December conviction in a bribery case, had two extramarital affairs while in office, with a lobbyist and with a woman whom he helped get a state job, according to documents unsealed on Friday. Read more

Sheldon Silver Found Guilty On All Counts In Corruption Trial

NEW YORK  — Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was found guilty on all counts Monday afternoon in his federal trial on charges of bribery, extortion and money laundering. Read more

Bombshell Letter Dropped At Trial Paints Bleak Picture For Embattled Ex-Pol Sheldon Silver

New York – A bombshell was dropped on ex-Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver’s defense team on Thursday when prosecutors produced a letter from a real estate firm at the heart of one of Silver’s alleged scams detailing in black and white the cut the ex-pol would receive from tax money earmarked for the public. Read more

Doctor Testifies Against Ex-NY Assembly Speaker At Trial

New York -A prominent Columbia University doctor told a federal jury on Wednesday that he agreed to refer asbestos cancer patients to former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver’s law firm so it could seek multimillion-dollar settlements from lawsuits. Read more

Ex-NY Assembly Speaker: I Will Be Vindicated After Trial

Former New York state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver says he believes he will be vindicated after his corruption trial. Read more

New York – Ex-Speaker Silver Spent $1.5M On Lawyers Since Arrest

New York – The campaign of former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver has spent more than $1.5 million on attorneys since the longtime legislative leader was arrested on federal corruption charges last winter. Read more

Sheldon Silver’s Son-In-Law Pleads Guilty To Financial Fraud

A son-in-law of indicted former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver pleaded guilty on Monday to operating a Ponzi scheme that defrauded investors out of nearly $6 million over seven years. Read more