Less than two hours after deliberations began Tuesday, a female juror asked Southern District Judge Valerie Caproni if she could be excused, indicating in a note she was isolated from other members of the panel.
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The extent of political corruption among Albany's fallen political leaders is playing out in court as juries hear evidence of an alleged pay-to-play scam involving former Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and his son and accusations that former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver used his position to extort money and win undeserved referral fees from two law firms.
According to estimates, more than 57 million Americans play and wager on fantasy sports, making it a $27 billion annual business. With the rise in popularity comes a slew of legal and workplace issues, such as the recent actions by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.
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