Michael A. Scotto, counsel to Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, writes that the death knell of resorting to federal RICO analysis to interpret New York's OCCA was resoundingly sounded by the Court of Appeals in October of last year. While some observers believe that the fallout from that decision has just begun, its core is a plain reading of the original intent of the legislature in enacting OCCA. At the end of the day, although OCCA isn't RICO, it can be what it was intended to be - an important tool in tackling organized criminal activity in New York state.
N.Y.'s Organized Crime Control Act After 25 Years
New York Law Journal
February 11, 2013
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