Cuomo's Anti-Corruption Panel Boasts Unprecedented Power

Law360, New York (July 3, 2013, 8:27 PM EDT) -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has invested a new executive-level panel with unprecedented power to root out government corruption through a unique arrangement with the state attorney general, experts said, though some cautioned that the panel may prove to have too much prosecutorial clout.

White collar legal experts commented after the Democratic governor, alongside New York state's Democratic Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman, used the state's 1907 Moreland Act to bring together a bipartisan investigative panel of prosecutors, police and attorneys to "shine a light on the dark corners," as Schneiderman put it in a television appearance.  

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