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2 The Civil RICO Complaint and Settlement

James B. Jacobs and Kerry T. Cooperman

in Breaking the Devil's Pact: The Battle to Free the Teamsters from the Mob

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814743089
eISBN:
9780814743669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814743089.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines how the Department of Justice's (DOJ) lawyers adapted the civil RICO (Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act) law for use against entrenched corruption and ... More


The Civil RICO Complaint and Settlement

James B. Jacobs and Kerry T. Cooperman

in Breaking the Devil's Pact: The Battle to Free the Teamsters from the Mob

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814743089
eISBN:
9780814743669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814743089.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines how the Department of Justice's (DOJ) lawyers adapted the civil RICO (Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act) law for use against entrenched corruption and ... More


Lessons, Reflections, and Speculations

James B. Jacobs and Kerry T. Cooperman

in Breaking the Devil's Pact: The Battle to Free the Teamsters from the Mob

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814743089
eISBN:
9780814743669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814743089.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter reflects on the lessons that can be learned from US v. IBT and speculates about how the case will conclude. It places US v. IBT, a government lawsuit that charged the International ... More


11 Lessons, Reflections, and Speculations

James B. Jacobs and Kerry T. Cooperman

in Breaking the Devil's Pact: The Battle to Free the Teamsters from the Mob

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814743089
eISBN:
9780814743669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814743089.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter reflects on the lessons that can be learned from US v. IBT and speculates about how the case will conclude. It places US v. IBT, a government lawsuit that charged the International ... More


Health Care Fraud and Its Facilitating Crimes

Terry L. Leap

in Phantom Billing, Fake Prescriptions, and the High Cost of Medicine: Health Care Fraud and What to Do about It

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449796
eISBN:
9780801460807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449796.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter examines health care fraud and abuse as well as the crimes that facilitate it. It first considers the definition of fraud, how fraud differs from abuses such as price gouging or mistakes ... More


Conditions in Town and Country

Bryce Evans

in Ireland during the Second World War: Farewell to Plato's Cave

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719089510
eISBN:
9781781707531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089510.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter provides the ‘bottom up’ story of material survival during Ireland’s wartime experience. It reveals a comprehensive social geography of price differentiation, black market hotspots, and ... More


Breaking the Devil's Pact: The Battle to Free the Teamsters from the Mob

James B. Jacobs and Kerry T. Cooperman

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814743089
eISBN:
9780814743669
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814743089.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

In 1988, Manhattan US Attorney Rudolph Giuliani brought a massive civil racketeering suit against the leadership of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT), at the time possibly the most ... More


Sewers: Fantasies of Death and Disgust in the Third Man

Allan Hepburn

in Intrigue: Espionage and Culture

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300104981
eISBN:
9780300148480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300104981.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter on Graham Greene's The Third Man examines the imperiled body of an underground racketeer. The novella concludes with a chase through the sewers of Vienna. Fantasies of dread and pursuit ... More


The Middle District and the War on Crime, 1968–1976

James M. Denham

in Fifty Years of Justice: A History of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060491
eISBN:
9780813050638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060491.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapters covers the federal government’s “War on Crime” as initiated by the Johnson and continued by the Nixon Administration. The chapter also introduces the Nixon-Ford appointments to the ... More


5 An Insurgent’s Triumph: The IBT’s 1991 Election

James B. Jacobs and Kerry T. Cooperman

in Breaking the Devil's Pact: The Battle to Free the Teamsters from the Mob

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814743089
eISBN:
9780814743669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814743089.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter focuses on the watershed 1991 election of International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) international officers, the first election supervised by the court-appointed election officer. In ... More


An Insurgent’s Triumph: The IBT’s 1991 Election

James B. Jacobs and Kerry T. Cooperman

in Breaking the Devil's Pact: The Battle to Free the Teamsters from the Mob

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814743089
eISBN:
9780814743669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814743089.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter focuses on the watershed 1991 election of International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) international officers, the first election supervised by the court-appointed election officer. In ... More


It Will Be Forgotten in a Brief Time

Scott Zesch

in The Chinatown War: Chinese Los Angeles and the Massacre of 1871

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199758760
eISBN:
9780190254445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199758760.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the aftermath of the “night of horrors” wherein several innocent Chinese in the slum neighborhood of the Calle de los Negros in Los Angeles's Chinatown were massacred by a mob ... More


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