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- A History of American Gaming Laws
Gambling is restricted in America, though its popularity is increasing. Laws regarding gambling are important not only for those involved with gaming operations, like casinos, bingo, or poker tournaments, but also for the average person who wants to know whether he can legally start a betting pool among his friends or at his office, has an idea for a new business model involving some form of chance, or if he can legally participate in an online poker tournament.
- Did You Know Your Fantasy Football League Might be Illegal?
Millions of Americans engage in creating fantasy football teams. It can be a fun way to add an extra layer of enjoyment to the season and, for some, to add an extra investment in the fan's favorite players and teams. While most fans only worry about who they will start on their fantasy team on Sunday, if their league has an entry fee or awards prizes, they may be engaging in illegal activity.
- What is RICO?
RICO stands for the “Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt Organizations” Act. It was a groundbreaking piece of legislation passed in the United States in 1970 with the goal of financially crippling the Mafia. However, it has evolved to have a variety of applications today against many organizations aside from the Mafia.
- Basic Overview of RICO Charges
RICO Charges, Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations charges are extremely serious as it is not considered an individual's crime against society, but has harsher penalties due to the organized crime aspect in these charges.
- Computer Crimes in New York City
The term "computer crimes" is not one often heard in criminal news. Most people don't even realize it exists. Nevertheless, it is specifically addressed by most states' legislatures.
- Federal Wire Fraud Crimes In New York City
The Federal Wire Fraud Statute is one of the most used tools in federal prosecutions of white collar and business crimes. Together with the Mail Fraud Statute, it is the work horse of federal prosecutors in white collar criminal cases.
- Religious, Racial Profiling Justified in McCarthy Era Inspired Investigations
The September 11, 2001 Al-Qaeda attacks on the Twin Towers in New York City, and the reaction to those terrorist attacks by President George Bush’s administration, left this nation with a tragic and despicable legacy that has tarnished our great Country’s reputation and image worldwide.
- Hiring a Private Investigator: What to Look For
Many states only require Private Investigators pass a written test to hang a shingle on their wall and open for business. This does not qualify a person to be an "Investigator" by any means. When you’re faced with the need to employ the services of a Private Investigator become informed before making a decision on who to use.
- Limitations Period in Civil RICO Litigation
Discuss of statute of limitations in civil RICO litigation.
- Sex Crimes: Serious Crimes with Weak Evidence
Prosecutors will tell you that criminal sexual assault and criminal sexual conduct does not occur in public. As a result, there are seldom witnesses and it is necessary to protect victims making allegations. However, is the nature of the offense truly a basis to permanently mar an innocent; defendant's record in a country where we have a strong presumption that the individual is innocent until proven guilty? Review this article on allegations of criminal sexual conduct.