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Beck v. Prupis

Docket No.: 98-1480
Argued: November 3, 1999
Decided: April 26, 2000

Topics:

Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations, Criminal Procedure, Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, Crime Control Act, Miranda, Organized Crime Control, RICO, Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, murder, privacy

PartyNames: Syllabus NOTE: Where it is feasible, a syllabus (headnote) will be released, as is being done in connection with this case, at the time the opinion is issued. The syllabus constitutes no part of the opinion of the Court but has been prepared by the Reporter of Decisions for the convenience of the reader. See United States v. Detroit Timber & Lumber Co., 200 U.S. 321, 337.
Petitioner: Beck
Respondent: Prupis

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE ELEVENTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 162 F.3d 1090
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

Beck
v.
Prupis
529 U.S. 494 (2000)
Other Citations: 120 S.Ct. 1608146 L.Ed.2d 561 (529 U.S.
Question:

May a person injured by an action furthering a conspiracy sue under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act even if the action itself was not an act of racketeering?

Beck v. Prupis
ORAL ARGUMENT

November 03, 1999

Holding: affirmed
Decision: Decision: 7 votes for Prupis, 2 vote(s) against
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