Sheldon Silver disbarred

The former New York Assembly Speaker and linchpin of trial lawyer influence in the Empire State is a licensed lawyer no longer. [New York Daily News]

P.S. Commenter VMS says this step is a formality, Silver lost his right to practice as an attorney on conviction in November.

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  • Silver ceased being an attorney under NY’s Judiciary Law months ago, when he was convicted of a felony. The action by the court disbarring him is a mere formality. Note that his disbarment is nunc pro tunc to November 30, 2015, the date of conviction.