Civil RICO: A Definitive Guide

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American Bar Association, 2010 - Law - 316 pages
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This valuable book 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). Well organized and indexed, Civil RICO guides you through the complex statute and morass of related case law and helps you quickly locate the issues pertinent to your case. This new edition identifies all major emerging issues in civil RICO litigation and advises you on current developments.
 

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Contents

Jurisdiction and Venue
7
Standing
37
Elements of Cause of Action
87
Elements of Claim
164
Imputed and Secondary Liability
175
Relief
189
Pleading and Practice Issues
207
Statutes of Limitation
237
Res Judicata and Collateral Estoppel
245
Constitutionality
249
Table of Cases
273
Index
311
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Gregory P. Joseph heads his own litigation firm in New York City. He is President-Elect of the American College of Trial Lawyers and a former Chair of the 60,000-member Section of Litigation of the American Bar Association. He served on the Advisory Committee on the Federal Rule of Evidence from 1993-1999. In world surveys in 2008 and 2009 by London-based Who's Who Legal, Mr. Joseph was rated one of the 10 most highly regarded commercial litigators in the world. Mr. Joseph is the winner of the Second Annual Achievement Award of the Demonstrative Evidence Specialists Association. In addition, he has written and edited several books on evidence, trial practice and sanctions.

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