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Sheldon Silver,  former speaker of the New York State Assembly, exits federal court on Friday. Photo: Louis Lanzano/Bloomberg

Former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, once one of the most powerful men in New York state politics, has again been found guilty on all seven counts of federal corruption related to two separate schemes in which he enriched himself by steering work toward two law firms for payments, while using his office to provide benefits to those employing those firms.

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Colby Hamilton

B. Colby Hamilton is a litigation reporter for the New York Law Journal and Law.com.

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