To state that the federal RICO statue has long since slipped the bounds of Congress’s original intent is hardly a novel observation. Although the U.S. Attorney’s Manual points out that "the purpose of the RICO statute is 'the...more
Megaupload Ltd. is alleged to have disseminated copyright protected movies and music and US prosecutors now have the task of gaining access to the company’s servers in a bid to prove their case....more
In a narcotics case surprisingly relevant to the antitrust world, the United States Supreme Court recently addressed withdrawal from a criminal conspiracy. In Smith v. United States, a unanimous Court held that the burden...more
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