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Court overturns Silver’s corruption conviction, U.S. attorney says he will re-try case
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Court overturns Silver’s corruption conviction, U.S. attorney says he will re-try case

A federal appeals court has overturned former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver’s corruption conviction because of incorrect jury instructions. The United States Court Of Appeals For The Second Circuit in Manhattan concluded that “erroneous” jury instructions were given by the judge in Silver’s 2015 trial. The court cited a […]