NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – Sheldon Silver, a once-powerful politician who worked at one of the most prominent asbestos law firms in the country, was found guilty of corruption by a federal jury on Monday. The verdict against Silver, a Democrat who was the speaker of the Assembly prior to the indictment against him, came in the fifth week of the trial, the New York Times reported.
The asbestos motion docket for Madison County will be held at 9 a.m. on Dec. 7 and 11 in Associate Judge Stephen Stobbs' courtroom, room 327, at the Madison County Circuit Court in Edwardsville.
Madison County Circuit Judges Mudge, Ruth and Matoesian have hearings scheduled on the civil docket for the week of Dec. 7.
A list of recent real estate transactions for St. Clair County. Including Belleville, Cahokia, Caseyville, Collinsville, Dupo, East Carondelet, East St. Louis, Fairmont City, Fairview Heights, Freeburg, Lebanon, Marissa, Mascoutah, Millstadt, New Athens, New Baden, O’Fallon, Rauscher, St. Libory, Shiloh, Smithton, Swansea and Waterloo.
A list of recent real estate transactions for Madison County. Including Alhambra, Alton, Bethalto, Collinsville, Cottage Hills, East Alton, Edwardsville, Glen Carbon, Godfrey, Granite City, Hamel, Hartford, Highland, Madison, Maryville, Moro, Pontoon Beach, Roxana, St. Jacob, Troy, Wood River and Worden.
A list of recent St. Clair County foreclosures. Including Belleville, Caseyville, Collinsville, Fairview Heights, Marissa and Swansea.
A list of recent Madison County foreclosures. Including Alton, Collinsville, Edwardsville, Glen Carbon, Godfrey, Granite City, Roxana and Wood River.
Simmons Foundation gave $2.5 million to Columbia Univ. over four years; Simmons firm received 26 asbestos referrals over same period
On Nov. 30, jurors found former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver guilty of giving state funds to Dr. Robert Taub while making money on referrals from him. The Simmons Foundation in 2010 executed a contract with Taub's research center at Columbia University, pledging $3.15 million in five years.
The asbestos jury docket for Madison County will be held at 9 a.m. on Dec. 7 in Associate Judge Stephen Stobbs' courtroom, room 327, at the Madison County Circuit Court in Edwardsville.