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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States.,
  • United States

Subjects:

  • Organized crime -- United States.,
  • Corporation law -- United States -- Criminal provisions.,
  • Racketeering -- United States.,
  • Civil procedure -- United States.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementDouglas E. Abrams.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF9375 .A92 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 598 p. ;
Number of Pages598
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1569482M
ISBN 100316004790
LC Control Number91060890
OCLC/WorldCa24063052

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Civil RICO: A Definitive Guide, Fifth Edition By Gregory P Joseph This updated edition provides a concise, yet thorough analysis of the major legal issues arising in civil actions litigated under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO), one of the country’s most complex statutes. Our highly regarded RICO group includes John Floyd, whom a client recently described as "probably the leading authority on racketeering in the U.S." John is the author of the only book analyzing every state RICO statute and regularly gives lectures and chairs seminars on RICO topics to lawyers in private practice, corporate practice and law. RICO: Civil and Criminal Law and Strategy is a practical guide to all aspects of RICO litigation. It provides a fundamental grounding in substantive RICO law and focuses on strategic and tactical considerations of RICO practice. Especially valuable discussions provide Format: Loose Leaf. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Kept up to date by supplements. Supplements published: Gaithersburg: Aspen Law & Business ().

Because criminal racketeering is an element of civil RICO liability, civil RICO defendants will often be (or have been) the subject of criminal investigation or prosecution. The court should determine the existence and status of any related criminal proceedings, which may have an effect on pretrial and trial planning.   RICO is not limited to mobsters, however, and two civil RICO cases are good illustrations of how broadly the law can be applied, much to the chagrin of defendants. View a sample of this title using the ReadNow feature. Responding to the growing use of civil RICO by private litigants, this all-inclusive publication fills the need for knowledgeable discussion of the substantive law, while incorporating a close examination of the practical problems and procedural issues involved whenlitigating a RICO case. In , Congress passed the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act in an effort to combat Mafia groups. Since that time, the law has been expanded and used to go after a variety of organizations, from corrupt police departments to motorcycle gangs. RICO law should not be thought of as a way to punish the commission of an.

RICO: Civil and Criminal Law and Strategy is a practical guide to all aspects of RICO litigation. It provides a fundamental grounding in substantive RICO law and focuses on strategic and tactical considerations of RICO practice. Especially valuable discussions provide .   The lack of a criminal RICO conviction does not bar you from bringing a civil RICO lawsuit against another business or individual. By consulting Jefferson County commercial lawyers, you can discuss whether civil RICO applies to your injustice and learn about the prospects for obtaining a judgment.. The Bernsen Law Firm is located in Beaumont, Texas and offers a free consultation to . Introduction to Civil Law Lecture Notes. Civil Law is one of the areas of private law in the legal system. The purpose of these lecture note is to assist you in acquiring the basic way to think about Civil Law, and to serve as an introduction to Civil Law through an overview of the legal institution stated in the corpus of Civil Law as outlined in the lecture schedule. is to demystify RICO by discussing the prevailing law on the elements common to all civil RICO claims and also by addressing specific issues that have most perplexed the courts and practitioners. We have found this treatise to be a valuable resource in representing RICO plaintiffs and Size: KB.