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Title: Public Enterprises and RICO (Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organization Act) - The Aftermath of United States v Turkette
Journal: Criminal Law Bulletin  Volume:18  Issue:3  Dated:(May/June 1982)  Pages:197-203
Author(s): J Poklemba; P Crusco
Date Published: 1982
Page Count: 7
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: In this article, the authors pursue the question of whether the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act - known as RICO - was intended to apply to public entities.
Abstract: The authors' major point is that they are convinced that Congress could (under the commerce clause) and did (within the four corners of the Act) include public entities within the term 'enterprise'. For readers who are unfamiliar with RICO, this piece may serve as a general introduction to the law. (Publisher abstract)
Index Term(s): Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act
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