Headlines Tagged with EC Suit — 27 headlines found
Whatever the precise geographic scope of RICO, this extravagant and unprecedented expansion—to what is fairly described as foreign-to-the-fourth or foreign-to-the-fifth civil RICO claims—cannot possibly be right. Not surprisingly, the panel’s judgment res
Dec 11, 2015 American Bar Association
added Feb 10, 2016 04:33
RICO’s private cause of action contains no clear indication that it reaches foreign injuries. Its text is silent on whether foreign injuries are covered, and its background legal context affirmatively suggests that it is limited to domestic injuries.
Dec 11, 2015 SCOTUSBlog
added Dec 17, 2015 22:59
Issue: Whether, or to what extent, the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (“RICO”) applies extraterritorially. / Nov 30 2015 Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioner GRANTED. Justice Sotomayor took no part
Nov 29, 2015 SCOTUSBlog
added Dec 9, 2015 18:39
Question Presented: To what extent does the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (“RICO”) apply extraterritorially? Merit Briefs: Brief for Petitioners RJR Nabisco, Inc., et al. Brief for Respondents The European Community, et al.
Feb 9, 2016 American Bar Association
added Feb 10, 2016 04:35
RJR NABISCO, INC., et al. v. THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY: BRIEF OF WASHINGTON LEGAL FOUNDATION AND ALLIED EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION AS AMICI CURIAE IN SUPPORT OF PETITIONERS (PDF)
Affirming the decision below unquestionably will invite wholly foreign litigation into the United States, where it does not belong. Allowing foreign litigants to bring what are otherwise ordinary foreign civil disputes into U.S. federal courts will dramat
Dec 18, 2015 SCOTUSBlog
added Dec 22, 2015 22:45
The motion of Washington Legal Foundation for leave to file a brief as amicus curiae is granted. The petition for a writ of certiorari is granted. Justice Sotomayor took no part in the consideration or decision of this motion and this petition.
Oct 1, 2015 Supreme Court of the United States
added Oct 1, 2015 16:24
Congress therefore spoke clearly that it intended Section 1964(c) to allow the victims of RICO violations to recover for the injuries they suffer by reason of that unlawful conduct, wherever the victims’ injuries occur. Neither the Solicitor General’
Feb 4, 2016 American Bar Association
added Feb 10, 2016 03:54
On April 23, 2014, the Second Circuit unanimously reversed and vacated the judgment of the district court, and remanded the case for further proceedings...In addressing the scope of RICO, the court applied Morrison and the presumption against extrater
Aug 31, 2015 SCOTUSBlog
added Dec 9, 2015 18:56
RJR NABISCO, INC. v. THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY: On Petition For A Writ Of Certiorari To The United States Court Of Appeals For The Second Circuit (PDF)
This case presents the question whether RICO applies extraterritorially, and if so to what extent.
Jul 26, 2015 SCOTUSBlog
added Dec 9, 2015 18:46
15-138 CFX RJR NABISCO V. EUROPEAN COMMUNITY Court: USCA-2 Granted: 10/1/15 (SS no part)
Sep 30, 2015 Supreme Court of the United States
added Oct 1, 2015 16:31