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Criminal Law Keyed to Abrams
Cedric Kushner Promotions Ltd. v. King
Citation:533 U.S. 158, 121 S.Ct. 2087, 150 L.Ed.2d 198 (2001)
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Cedric Kushner (Petitioner) sued Don King (Respondent), alleging that King had conducted the affairs of his corporation through a Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Statute (RICO) “pattern.” King was the president and sole shareholder of Don King Productions, a corporation, and Cedric Kushner alleged that King’s corporation had committed fraud and other RICO predicate crimes. The district court dismissed Petitioner’s complaint, and the court of appeals affirmed.
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