Curtailing Civil RICO's Long Reach: Establishing New Boundaries for Venue and Personal Jurisdiction Under 18 U.S.C. § 1965.
Dickerson, A. Darby
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This article discusses the legislative history of civil RICO, its statutory framework, and the use of 18 U.S.C. § 1965 to gain jurisdiction over defendants in foreign forums. Next, the article discusses current jurisdictional and venue tests used by the courts and offers other jurisdictional and venue tests that courts may apply during the invocation of § 1965(b) in civil RICO cases. Finally, the article provides practical advice for those involved in civil RICO actions.