Civil RICO: Statutory and Implied Elements of the Treble Damage Remedy

Date

1983

Journal Title

Journal ISSN

Volume Title

Publisher

Texas Tech Law Review

Abstract

Details the development, use, and statutory and judicially implied elements of the civil application of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO)—warranting treble damages. The author discusses fears from critics who claim that the treble damages are unduly harsh. While the author agrees, he believes the extent to which these claims will be utilized is still unknown.

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Keywords

Treble damages, Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, RICO, Civil, Statutory elements, Judicially implied elements

Citation

14 Tex. Tech L. Rev. 377