by Jeffrey E. Grell
Odom v. Microsoft Corp. (May 4, 2007): The Ninth Circuit Abandons the Enterprise / Racketeering Activity Distinction.
Mohawk Industries Inc. v. Williams (September 27, 2006): The Eleventh Circuit Revists RICO’s Application to the Employment of Illegal Aliens.
American Chiropractic Ass’n v. Trigon Healthcare, Inc. (May 6, 2004): The Fourth Circuit’s Attempt to Achieve a Balance Between the Policies Reflected in teh McCarran-Ferguson Act and RICO.
Wagh v. Metris Direct, Inc. (Nov. 7, 2003): The Ninth Circuit Wisely Dismisses Civil RICO Claims under Section 1962(a) and (b), but Affirms the “Result-Oriented” Racketeering Activity / Enterprise Distinction Under Section 1962(c).
Green Leaf Nursery v. E.I. Dupont De Nemours and Co. (August 15, 2003): The Eleventh Circuit Revisits the Proximate Cause Issues of Reliance and Intervening Third-Party Victims.