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November 12, 2015

In the News Today – November 12, 2015

Business or Personal? Sheldon Silver’s defense attorneys face an uphill battle in proving that the relationship between the indicted former New York Assembly Speaker and Dr. Robert Taub was that of true friendship, rather than a quid pro quo. Taub is accused of referring patients from his cancer center to Silver’s law firm in exchange for receiving state grants with the help of Silver. (New York Times)

Cancer Victim Family Says Silver’s Fees Cheated Them Out of Asbestos Settlement: “I’m convinced the law firm would’ve worked much harder for my father’s case if they weren’t giving Sheldon Silver the 33 percent … That’s why the law firm wasn’t working as hard as they could — because somebody else was taking the money.” (New York Post)

City Journal on the Schneiderman Exxon Investigation: “The use of government prosecutorial power to silence those who deviate from climate-change orthodoxy is an emerging goal of the green lobby.” (City Journal)

Schneiderman Investigation Labeled ‘Absurd’: “The Exxon Mobil investigation and various allegations against it are absurd, but ‘absurdity’ is an inadequate term to describe thuggishly oppressive moves intent on squashing open discussion.” (Naples Daily News)

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