United States Second Circuit

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US v. Silver, 16-1615

Vacating and remanding the conviction of Sheldon Silver, former Speaker of the NY State Assembly for fraud, extortion, and money laundering, holding that the Supreme Court's decision in McDonnell rendered the district court's instructions on honest services fraud and extortion erroneous in light of McDonnell, but rejecting challenges to the sufficiency of the evidence overall.

Appellate Information

  • Argued
  • Submitted
  • Decided
  • Published 2017/07/12




  • United States Second Circuit


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