The Presumption Against Extraterritoriality in Two Steps
7 Pages Posted: 27 Jul 2016 Last revised: 2 Sep 2016
Date Written: July 25, 2016
In RJR Nabisco, Inc. v. European Community, the U.S. Supreme Court adopted a two-step framework for applying the presumption against extraterritoriality. This essay examines the Court's new framework and the way it was applied to RICO in RJR.
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