Document Type

Brief

Category

What Comes Next?

Publication Date

2017

Abstract

Sheldon Silver is the former Democratic Speaker of the New York State Assembly, a post he held from 1994 until January 2015. He represented Manhattan’s Lower East Side from 1976 until November 30, 2015, when he was convicted on four counts of honest-services fraud, two counts of extortion and one count of money laundering. On July 13, 2017, his convictions were overturned.

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