Criminal Case Against Moreland Panel, Cuomo Highly Unlikely

Law360, New York (May 29, 2014, 6:56 PM EDT) -- The move by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to shutter a commission investigating public corruption, and the subsequent move by a federal prosecutor to demand its records, suggests the panel has come under serious scrutiny, but experts say the likelihood of a criminal case targeting investigators or the governor is remote.

The bipartisan probe into public graft in Albany, triggered by lawmaker arrests and the Legislature's failure to pass ethics and corruption law reforms, was halted by the Democratic governor last month in a budget-season deal after lawmakers...
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