Corruption Trial


Prosecutors said the former New York Senate leader used his position to secure a no-show job for his son

US Attorney Douglas Zolkind said the case was 'about the abuse of political power to satisfy personal greed'

Sheldon Silver returns to federal court to listen as prosecutors accuse him for a second time

Jurors continue deliberations in corruption trial of Joseph Percoco

Jurors say they 'are largely divided in opposing views'

Deliberations began last week, but the jury restarted on Monday after a juror was excused for a previously scheduled vacation and was replaced by an alternate

If the panel fails to reach a verdict, U.S. District Judge William Walls will have to weigh how long to let them continue before declaring a mistrial

Deliberations will continue Monday with an alternate member

The definition of official bribery was altered by a U.S. Supreme Court decision last year, that overturned the conviction of a former Virginia governor

Attorneys filed the motion over the weekend accusing judge of unfairly limiting what evidence or witnesses they could present

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