Sheldon Silver Loses Bid To Get Indictment Tossed

Law360, New York (July 24, 2015, 3:13 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge refused Friday to dismiss the criminal indictment against former New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, saying Silver's allegations of shortcomings in the indictment missed the mark.

New York State Assemblyman Sheldon Silver, pictured on June 18, will have to face criminal bribery charges, a judge ruled Friday. (Credit: AP) Silver was indicted in February on charges of receiving almost $4 million in bribes and kickbacks disguised as legitimate outside income from personal injury law firm Weitz & Luxenberg PC and real estate tax firm Goldberg & Iryami. April's new indictment added claims that Silver transferred some of...

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