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December 29, 2017: Best of: Sheldon Silver Conviction Analysis

Over the next few months we are going to be reporting on corruption cases on an almost monthly basis. The re-trials of former legislative leaders Dean Skelos and Sheldon Silver are on the calendar, as are the cases against several former Cuomo aides and colleagues who worked on economic development programs.
In this Best Of edition of “The Capitol Pressroom”, we went back to December 1st 2015, the day after former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was convicted of honest services fraud, extortion and money laundering.

Our guests included: Vin Bonventre, Albany Law School Professor and New York Court Watcher blogger, founder and Editor of State Constitutional Commentary; Zephyr Teachout, Associate Law Professor at Fordham law and former Democratic gubernatorial candidate; Susan Lerner, executive director of Common Cause; Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb (R – Canandaigua)

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