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Silver Begins Serving 6 1/2 Year Prison Term in Otisville

In the past week, former Lower East Side Assemblyman Sheldon Silver began serving a 6 and 1/2 year prison sentence. Back in 2015, he was arrested on public corruption charges, but had remained free while a lengthy appeals process...

Silver Sentenced to More Than 6 Years in Prison; Must Surrender Aug. 26

As City & State's First Read newsletter put it this morning, Sheldon Silver, "finally, honestly, truly for real this time is heading to prison." On Monday, a federal court judge sentenced the former Lower East Side assemblyman to 6-and-one-half years...

Appeals Court Overturns Part of Sheldon Silver’s Corruption Conviction

A federal appeals court this week overturned part of Sheldon Silver's conviction on public corruption charges, but he is still likely to go to prison. The former Lower East Side assemblyman was sentenced in 2018 to seven years in prison...

Sheldon Silver Sentenced to Seven Years in Prison

The once powerful Lower East Side assemblyman, Sheldon Silver, was sentenced today to seven years in prison after a federal jury this past spring convicted him on public corruption charges.

Sheldon Silver Pleads For Mercy Ahead of Sentencing in Public Corruption Case

In advance of his sentencing this coming Friday, July 27, Sheldon Silver is pleading with Federal Judge Valerie Caproni to consider alternatives to a lengthy prison sentence.

Followup: Sheldon Silver’s Second Conviction on Corruption Charges

On Friday afternoon, a Manhattan jury found Sheldon Silver guilty of federal corruption charges.

Sheldon Silver Convicted on All Counts in Second Corruption Trial

A Manhattan Jury has spoken. Former Lower East Side Assemblyman Sheldon Silver has been found guilty in his second trial on federal corruption charges.

Federal Jury is Deliberating Sheldon Silver’s Fate (Updated)

It's the first full day of deliberations for the jury in the retrial of former Lower East Side Assemblyman Sheldon Silver.

Prosecution in Sheldon Silver Trial Expected to Rest Today (Updated)

Federal prosecutors in Manhattan are expected to rest their case today against Sheldon Silver. The former Lower East Side assemblyman is undergoing a second trial after the first guilty verdict on corruption charges was nullified by an appeals court.

Sheldon Silver Trial Day 3: Cancer Researcher Urged to Stop Sending Referrals

Here's the latest from the federal corruption trial of former Lower East Side Assemblyman Sheldon Silver.
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