What Comes Next?
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.
Center for the Advancement of Public Integrity,
The Corruption Case of Former New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver,
Available at: https://scholarship.law.columbia.edu/public_integrity/54