Sheldon Silver Arrest Shows The Seamy Side Of Asbestos Litigation


Todd Harrison assessed the criminal complaint against the New York Assembly Speaker, which alleges violating federal fraud laws including the “honest services” provision, by saying that prosecutors in the past “were pushing the envelope too far” with charges under the provision because no money changed hands. In this instance, Mr. Harrison added, “If they’ve got what they’re calling actual bribes, direct payments, they should be fine.” Read the full article