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.

RICO:  Businesses’ Best Weapon Against Bribes, Kickbacks and Other Corporate Corruption (December 19, 2000).

RICO and Eminent Domain: Condemantion or Crime? (November 2000).