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Cedric Kushner Promotions v. King

Docket No.: 00-549
Certiorari Granted: Dec 11 2000
Argued: April 18, 2001
Decided: June 11, 2001

Topics:

Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations, Criminal Procedure, Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, Commerce Clause, RICO, Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, Sherman Act, antitrust, murder, preemption, rule of reason

PartyNames: Cedric Kushner Promotions, Ltd. v. Don King, et al.
Petitioner: Cedric Kushner Promotions, Ltd.
Respondent: Don King, et al.

Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Citation: 219 F.3d 115
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

Cedric Kushner Promotions, Ltd.
v.
Don King, et al.
533 U.S. 158 (2001)
Question:

Are Don King and his corporation a distinct "person" and "enterprise," such that RICO applies?

Cedric Kushner Promotions v. King
ORAL ARGUMENT

April 18, 2001

Holding: reversed and remanded
Decision: Decision: 9 votes for King, 0 vote(s) against
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