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US v. SWAN, 98-3760

A RICO conspiracy conviction under 18 USC 1962(c) is not supported where the record lacks overwhelming evidence that defendant managed or operated the enterprise, and the jury was not fully informed as to the elements of a RICO violation.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 12/10/1999
  • Decided 04/30/2001
  • Published 04/30/2001


  • DIANE P. WOOD, Circuit Judge., Before EASTERBROOK, ROVNER, and DIANE P. WOOD, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Seventh Circuit


  • For Appellees:
  • Kaarina Salovaara (argued), Office of U.S. Atty., Criminal Div., Chicago, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellee., Terence MacCarthy, Andrea E. Gambino (argued), Office of Federal Defender Program, Chicago, IL, for Defendant-Appellant.
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