24 Cited authorities

  1. Boyle v. United States

    556 U.S. 938 (2009)   Cited 769 times   8 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a RICO enterprise "need not have a hierarchical structure or a 'chain of command'; decisions may be made on an ad hoc basis and by any number of methods — by majority vote, consensus, a show of strength, etc."
  2. Reves v. Ernst Young

    507 U.S. 170 (1993)   Cited 1,235 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the defendant "participates" if he "directs" the pattern of racketeering activity
  3. Goren v. New Vision International

    156 F.3d 721 (7th Cir. 1998)   Cited 336 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that pleading "a viable RICO conspiracy claim" requires more than "conclusory and vague allegations concerning the collective conduct of the 'defendants'"
  4. Richmond v. Nationwide Cassel L.P.

    52 F.3d 640 (7th Cir. 1995)   Cited 322 times
    Holding that an amended complaint with vague and scanty allegations fails to satisfy the notice requirement of Rule 8
  5. Stachon v. United Consumers Club, Inc.

    229 F.3d 673 (7th Cir. 2000)   Cited 226 times
    Holding that RICO enterprise did not exist because, aside from naming the participants, plaintiff failed to allege any facts "as to the scope and duration of the enterprise"
  6. Jennings v. Emry

    910 F.2d 1434 (7th Cir. 1990)   Cited 261 times
    Holding that a complaint must "be presented with sufficient clarity to avoid requiring a district court or opposing party to forever sift through its pages . . . "
  7. Gamboa v. Velez

    457 F.3d 703 (7th Cir. 2006)   Cited 149 times
    Holding on pleadings that alleged scheme to frame murder suspect did not satisfy continuity because scheme was “a one-time endeavor to wreak havoc upon all matters linked to a single murder investigation” that “had a built-in end point: once the frame-up was put to rest, the scheme was over”
  8. United Food & Commercial Workers Unions & Emp'rs Midwest Health Benefits Fund v. Walgreen Co.

    719 F.3d 849 (7th Cir. 2013)   Cited 87 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Finding no allegation that the defendants were working on behalf of an enterprise where no facts suggested "that officials from either company involved themselves in the affairs of the other."
  9. Almanza v. United Airlines, Inc.

    851 F.3d 1060 (11th Cir. 2017)   Cited 47 times
    Finding that allegations regarding airlines' membership in CANAERO failed to establish a RICO enterprise
  10. Kimbrough v. State

    799 S.E.2d 229 (Ga. 2017)   Cited 18 times

    S16G1313 04-17-2017 KIMBROUGH et al. v. The STATE. Amanda Rourk Clark Palmer, Garland, Samuel & Loeb P.C., 3151 Maple Drive, N.E., Atlanta, Georgia 30305-2500, Janice Singer-Capek, Thompson & Singer, P.A., 3151 Maple Drive, Atlanta, Georgia 30305, for Appellant. Daniel J. Porter, District Attorney, Jon Wesley Setzer, A.D.A., Gwinnett County District Attorney's Office, 75 Langley Drive, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30046, for Appellee. Blackwell, Justice. Amanda Rourk Clark Palmer, Garland, Samuel & Loeb

  11. Section 1962 - Prohibited activities

    18 U.S.C. § 1962   Cited 12,876 times   39 Legal Analyses
    Participating in the affairs of an enterprise through a pattern of racketeering activity
  12. Section 1964 - Civil remedies

    18 U.S.C. § 1964   Cited 4,999 times   25 Legal Analyses
    Granting civil remedies for RICO violation
  13. Section 1963 - Criminal penalties

    18 U.S.C. § 1963   Cited 1,046 times   6 Legal Analyses
    Requiring the forfeiture of "any interest in . . . any enterprise which the person has established, operated, controlled, conducted, or participated in the conduct of, in violation of section 1962"
  14. Section 16-14-4 - Prohibited activities

    Ga. Code § 16-14-4   Cited 220 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Mirroring Federal RICO's "prohibited activities" section, 18 U.S.C. § 1962(b)(d)
  15. Section 2-2-8.1 - Contributions for Farmers and Consumers Market Bulletin and Poultry Market News

    Ga. Code § 2-2-8.1

    The Commissioner is authorized to publicize and request, by means of publication of appropriate notices in the Farmers and Consumers Market Bulletin and the Poultry Market News, contributions to be used exclusively for the compilation, publication, printing, and distribution of the Farmers and Consumers Market Bulletin and the Poultry Market News. OCGA § 2-2-8.1 Amended by 2010 Ga. Laws 360,§ 1-2, eff. 5/12/2010.