18 U.S.C. 1961-1968: A Manual for Federal Prosecutors: Sixth Revised Edition
Author: U. S. Department U.S. Department of Justice,Organized Crime Organized Crime and Gang Section
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
This manual is intended to assist federal prosecutors in the preparation and litigation of cases involving the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO), 18 U.S.C. �� 1961-1968. Prosecutors are encouraged to contact the Organized Crime and Gang Section (OCGS) early in the preparation of their case for advice and assistance.
Author: Leonard Territo,Nataliya Glover
Publisher: CRC Press
Human trafficking is the third largest business for organized crime worldwide, next to illegal weapons trading and drugs. Written by well-respected criminal justice scholars, this book examines the criminal investigation of sex trafficking. Providing a multidisciplinary exploration of this topic, the authors discuss: International and national perspectives and the history of sex trafficking in America Effective ways to train law enforcement in investigations Major federal and state laws most applicable in sex trafficking investigations The sexual exploitation of American children and those brought in from foreign countries Interrogation of sex-trafficking suspects Crime scene examination and physical evidence The role and responsibilities of prosecutors Effective ways to develop and maintain a multiagency task force
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!
A Comparative Analysis of Policing Models
Author: Anna Sergi
Category: Social Science
This book presents primary research conducted in Italy, USA, Australia and the UK on countering strategies and institutional perceptions of Italian mafias and local organized crime groups. Through interviews and interpretation of original documents, this study firstly demonstrates the interaction between institutional understanding of the criminal threats and historical events that have shaped these perceptions. Secondly, it combines analysis of policies and criminal law provisions to identify how policing models which combat mafia and organised crime activities are organized and constructed in each country within a comparative perspective. After presenting the similarities between the four differing policing models, Sergi pushes the comparison further by identifying both conceptual and procedural convergences and divergences across both the four models and within international frameworks. By looking at topics as varied as mafia mobility, money laundering, drug networks and gang violence, this book ultimately seeks to reconsider the conceptualizations of both mafia and organized crime from a socio-behavioural and cultural perspective.
The Structure and Operations of Organized Crime in America
Author: Donald Cressey
Category: Social Science
Organized crime in America today is not the tough hoodlums familiar to moviegoers and TV watchers. It is more sophisticated, with many college graduates, gifted with organizational genius, all belonging to twenty-four tightly knit "families," who have corrupted legitimate business and infiltrated some of the highest levels of local, state, and federal government. Their power reaches into Congress, into the executive and judicial branches, police agencies, and labor unions, and into such business enterprises as real estate, retail stores, restaurants, hotels, linen-supply houses, and garbage-collection routes.How does organized crime operate? How dangerous is it? What are the implications for American society? How may we cope with it? In answering these questions, Cressey asserts that because organized crime provides illicit goods and services demanded by legitimate society, it has become part of legitimate society. This fascinating account reveals the parallels: the growth of specialization, "big-business practices" (pooling of capital and reinvestment of profits; fringe benefits like bail money), and government practices (negotiated settlements and peace treaties, defined territories, fair-trade agreements).For too long we have, as a society, concerned ourselves only with superficial questions about organized crime. "Theft of the Nation" focuses on to a more profound and searching level. Of course, organized crime exists. Cressey not only establishes this fact, but proceeds to explore it rigorously and with penetration. One need not agree with everything Cressey writes to conclude that no one, after the publication of "Theft of the Nation", can be knowledgeable about organized crime without having read this book.
Secret Meetings, Dirty Money, and how Russia Helped Donald Trump Win
Author: Luke Harding
"A Vintage Books original"--Copyright page.
A Handbook of Legal Style for California Courts and Lawyers
Author: Edward W. Jessen
Publisher: West Group Publishing
Rev. ed. of: California style manual / by Robert E. Formichi. 3rd ed. c1986.
Author: Christopher Jon Sprigman
Category: Citation of legal authorities
This public domain book is an open and compatible implementation of the Uniform System of Citation.
Rationale, Case Studies, & Constitutional Issues
Author: Peter Finn
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Advocates the use of civil remedies by police & prosecutors to combat a range of criminal activities including drug dealing, car theft, hate violence & possession of firearms by the mentally ill. Details of the procedure, organization, staffing, program evolution, accomplishments, advantages & Constitutional issues of seven case studies are presented, as well as discussions on making effective use of civil remedies, finding appropriate legislation, involving the community & other agencies, & using civil statutes in a Constitutionally defensible manner. Comparative table, end notes & glossary.
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.
Addressing Converging Threats to National Security
Author: Seal of the President of the United States
Category: True Crime
The Strategy to Combat Transnational Organized Crime applies all elements of national power to protect citizens and U.S. national security interests from the convergence of 21st century transnational criminal threats. This Strategy is organized around a single unifying principle: to build, balance, and integrate the tools of American power to combat transnational organized crime and related threats to national security— and to urge our foreign partners to do the same. The end-state we seek is to reduce transnational organized crime (TOC) from a national security threat to a manageable public safety problem in the United States and in strategic regions around the world.
Constitutional Principles and Federal Statutes
Author: Henry Cohen
Publisher: Nova Publishers
Obscenity is not protected by the First Amendment and therefore may be banned. Other pornography or indecency may be regulated to serve compelling government interest provided that the least restrictive means available is used. Contents: Summary; Constitutional Principles; Federal Obscenity and Indecency Statues; Cable Television; The Communications Decency Act of 1996; Child Online Protection Act; Child Internet Protection Act; RICO; Wiretaps; The Customs Service Provision; Index.
Cases and Materials
Author: Julie R. O'Sullivan
Publisher: West Academic
This law school casebook addresses substantive and procedural areas of importance in white-collar criminal practice. The book covers a variety of substantive crimes, including perjury, false statements, false claims, obstruction of justice, mail and wire fraud, public corruption, insider trading, conspiracy, Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act, and money laundering. It then tackles procedural issues critical to white-collar practice such as grand jury, discovery, the Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination as applied to testimony and physical evidence, the attorney-client privilege, representation issues, plea bargaining and cooperation agreements, and parallel proceedings. The materials emphasize ethical issues facing criminal law practitioners. This revision covers the updated corporate charging policy, the Stein decision, and other areas (honest services fraud, RICO, etc.) that have seen a great deal of litigation in the last 2 years.
Organized Crime, Financial Institutions, and Money Laundering
Author: United States. President's Commission on Organized Crime
Category: Business & Economics
In the transmittal letter to President Reagan of this first interim report of the Presidents Commission on Organized Crime, originally published in 1984, the Chairman states: "...the members of the Commission and I have become increasingly dismayed by the virtual impunity with which organized criminal enterprises and their members and affiliates "launder" the proceeds of their illegal activities through financial institutions in this country and abroad."The chapters include:Money Laundering: The Problem and the ResponseWhat is Money Laundering?The Scope of the Problem (with many specific cases detailed)International Cash Flow (with emphasis on Panama and Hong Kong)The ResponseCase Studies (ten major cases are examined in detail)Conclusions and Recommendations