A Definitive Guide
Author: Gregory P. Joseph
Publisher: American Bar Association
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.
Civil and Criminal Law and Strategy
Author: Jed S. Rakoff,Howard W. Goldstein
Publisher: Law Journal Press
RICO: Civil and Criminal Law and Strategy provides a fundamental grounding in substantive RICO law and focuses on strategic and tactical considerations of RICO practice.
Author: Gregory P. Joseph
Federal courts have issued thousands of fines - many in excess of $1,000,000 - against attorneys and parties engaging in litigation abuse. The record: $114,687,675 in attorney's fees and fines imposed for discovery abuse in Bush Ranch, Inc. v. E. I. duPont de Nemours & Co. (11th Cir. 1996) Make sure you know the law related to litigation abuse, as well as the latest changes that affect your practice, with the new edition of Sanctions: The Federal Law of Litigation Abuse - a valuable resource for both judges and litigators. Gregory Joseph, one of the nation's most effective and experienced commercial litigators, sheds light on these difficult subjects for you by clarifying the issues and conducting a logical, step-by-step survey of sanctions law and its ramifications. Sanctions: The Federal Law of Litigation Abuse contains: - A current and comprehensive discussion of the law of sanctions, including Rule 11, Section 1927, Appellate Rule 38 and Section 1912, and the inherent powers of the court. - Thousands of critical cases that deepen the practioner's appreciation of the relevant on-point law and its interpretation. - Frequent comparison of the subjective focus of a sanction to its objective standard - Thorough discussion of the scope of each law, its construction and application, as well as procedural issues.
The Battle to Free the Teamsters from the Mob
Author: James B. Jacobs,Kerry T. Cooperman
Publisher: NYU Press
"In 1988, despite powerful Congressional opposition, U.S. Attorney Rudy Giuliani brought a massive civil racketeering (RICO) suit against the leaders of the behemoth International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) and more than two dozen Cosa Nostra (LCN) leaders. Intending to land a fatal blow to the mafia, Giuliani asserted that the union and organized-crime defendants had formed a devil's pact. He charged the IBT leaders with allowing their organized-crime cronies to use the union as a profit center in exchange for the mobsters' political support and a share of the spoils of corruption. On the eve of what would have been one of the most explosive trials in organized-crime and labor history, the Department of Justice and the Teamsters settled. Breaking the Devil's Pact traces the fascinating history of U.S. v. IBT, beginning with Giuliani's controversial lawsuit and continuing with in-depth analysis of the ups and downs of an unprecedented remedial effort involving the Department of Justice, the federal courts, the court-appointed officers (including former FBI and CIA director William Webster and former U.S. attorney general Benjamin Civiletti), and the IBT itself. Now more than 22 years old and spanning over 5 election cycles, U.S. v. IBT is the most important labor case in the last half century, one of the most significant organized crime cases of all time, and one of the most ambitious judicial organizational reform efforts in U.S. history. Breaking the Devil's Pact is a penetrating examination of the potential and limits of court-supervised organizational reform in the context of systemic corruption and racketeering"--
Author: Barton Beebe,Thomas Cotter,Mark Lemley,Peter Menell,Robert Merges
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Incorporating seminal and cutting-edge cases and materials, this stellar author team delivers broad coverage of trademarks, unfair competition, and business torts that includes detailed attention to the role of technology, along with practice problems that encourage students to think like practitioners. Ideal for courses on Trademark Law, Unfair Competition, or Business Torts, this casebook features: a broad examination of current trademark and unfair competition law outstanding coverage of false advertising law extensive treatment of the "hot news" doctrine (misappropriation), including the most recent cases a thoughtful survey of business torts, including cases that address tortious interference, trade libel, and related torts such as RICO dynamic pedagogy that spans cutting-edge cases and materials, notes, questions, and hands-on practice problems
Author: Kermit Hall,David Scott Clark
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
The comprehensive reference guide to American law features entries written by more than three hundred experts on everything from the Salem witchcraft trials to wiretapping.
Author: Howard Zinn
This is a new edition of the radical social history of America from Columbus to the present. This powerful and controversial study turns orthodox American history upside down to portray the social turmoil behind the "march of progress". Known for its lively, clear prose as well as its scholarly research, A People's History is the only volume to tell America's story from the point of view of - and in the words of - America's women, factory workers, African-Americans, Native Americans, the working poor, and immigrant laborers. As historian Howard Zinn shows, many of America's greatest battles - the fights for fair wage, an eight-hour workday, child-labor laws, health and safety standards, universal suffrage, women's rights, racial equality - were carried out at the grassroots level, against bloody resistance. Covering Christopher Columbus's arrival through the Clinton years A People's History of the United States, which was nominated for the American Book Award in 1981, is an insightful analysis of the most important events in US history.
Author: Paul A. Batista
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
Civil RICO Practice Manual, Third Edition, serves as the single, most comprehensive resource to which attorneys for plaintiffs and defendants, judges, professors and students turn for information encompassing the full array of issues relating to RICO. An analytic and practical resource of high value to any attorney practicing in this area, Civil RICO Practice Manual provides comprehensive coverage of the Act and its various judicial interpretations, while at the same time taking the litigator through all aspects of RICO-based litigationand—from the complaint, through trial and appeal. This unique resource also supplies the forms and models you need to practice confidentlyand—and efficientlyand—every step of the way. Only Civil RICO Practice Manual: Helps you determine whether there is a successful RICO claim Provides model complaints and other forms you need to prosecute or defend a claim Keeps you completely current with the latest applications or bases for civil RICO claims including copyright infringement Delivers the latest case law and analysis on RICO, including U.S. Supreme Court cases Facilitates your understanding of special issues unique to civil RICO, including the Person/Enterprise standard, which holds persons employed by the enterprise responsible for damages caused by prohibited RICO activities This new Third Edition of Civil RICO Practice Manual adds an important dimension: a meaningful discussion of the criminal uses and scope of RICO. The language of the RICO statute applies equally to civil cases and criminal indictments. As a result, U.S. Supreme Court and appellate decisions rendered in criminal RICO cases almost invariably have meaning for civil racketeering litigation. Civil RICO Practice Manual, Third Edition provides civil practitioners the insight you need regarding the criminal elements of a RICO claim. This powerful resource offers: An entire new chapter on criminal RICO claims A new Model criminal RICO indictment, providing an ideal benchmark for a plaintiff who must structure, prepare and present a civil racketeering complaint And more!
Author: Jeffrey Dixon,Meredith Reid Sarkees
Sourcing data and analyses from the rigorous Correlates of War Project, A Guide to Intra-state Wars describes how civil war is defined and categorized and presents data and descriptions for nearly 300 civil wars waged from 1816 to 2014. Analyzing trends over time and regions, this work is the definitive source for understanding the phenomenon of civil war, bringing together an explanation of the theoretical premises driving the Correlates of War Project, along with revisions to categories of, and actors in, civil wars that have been made over the years, and data from the Nations, States and Entities civil war dataset. Features: Provides detailed case studies of nearly 300 civil wars from 1816 to 2014 Combines the systematic study of war with analyses of trends over time and regions Includes discussion of the different types of actors in international relations and presents data from the Nations, States, and Entities dataset Considers data describing non-state participants (rebels) in civil wars
Category: Law reviews
Vols. for 1971 include Review of significant California legislation; for 1972-1997 the annual Review of selected California legislation, and, 1982-1997 the annual Review of selected Nevada legislation.
Author: Phyllis B. Gerstenfeld
Publisher: Salem PressInc
Contains 625 alphabetically arranged entries that examine various aspects of criminal justice in the U.S., covering criminals, codes and categories of law, law enforcement agencies, courts, corrections, the U.S. Constitution, and Supreme Court rulings. Includes a time line, personages and subject indexes, and other reference materials.
Author: John C. Super,Tracy Irons-Georges
Publisher: Salem Pr Inc
Entries describe the decade's events, musical groups and performers, authors, political groups, movies, and literature, each assessing the topic's impact and tracing subsequent events.
Author: Arthur Bovino
Publisher: The Countryman Press
Explore the classic and modern food traditions of Buffalo Buffalo isn’t just a city full of great wings. There is a great hot dog tradition, from Greek- originated “Texas red hots” to year-round charcoal-grilling at Ted’s that puts Manhattan’s dirty water dogs to shame. This is also a city of great sandwiches. It’s a place where capicola gets layered on grilled sausage, where sautéed dandelions traditionally make up the greens in a comestible called steak- in-the-grass, and chicken fingers pack into soft Costanzo’s sub rolls with Provolone, tomato, lettuce, blue cheese dressing, and Frank’s RedHot Sauce to become something truly naughty. Food and travel writer Arthur Bovino ate his research, taking the reader to the bars, the old-school Polish and Italian-American eateries, the Burmese restaurants, and the new-school restaurants tapping into the region’s rich agricultural bounty. With all this experience under his belt (and stretching it), Bovino has created the essential guide to food in Buffalo.