Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Eric Isaacson, Milberg Weiss Bershad Hynes & Lerach, San Diego, CA; Henry Rossbacher, Rossbacher & Associates, Los Angeles, CA, for the plaintiffs-appellants.
Shepard Goldfein and Douglas B. Alder, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, New York, NY; Martin Fineman, Davis, Wright, Tremaine, San Francisco, CA; Michael L. Lipman, Coughlan, Semmer & Lipman, Michael Dukor, Dukor, Spradling & Metzer, Edward J. McIntyre, Solomon, Ward, Seidenwurm & Smith, San Diego, CA; Eric J. Lobenfeld; Chadbourne & Parke, New York, NY; Meryl Young, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, Irvine, CA; Kent B. Gross and Valerie M. Goo, Pillsbury Winthrop, Richard A. Schirtzer, Quinn, Emmanuel, Urquhart, Oliver & Hedges, Los Angeles, CA; Kenneth M. Fitzgerald, Latham & Watkins, Terry Ross, Gray, Cary, Ware & Freidenrich, San Diego, CA; Michael J. Baker, Howard, Rice, Nemerovski, Canady, Falk & Rabkin, Grace K. Won, Farela, Braun & Martel, San Francisco, CA, for the defendants-appellees.
Before LEAVY, T.G. NELSON, and W. FLETCHER, Circuit Judges.
United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.
LEAVY, Senior Circuit Judge.
In these eight consolidated cases, purchasers of trading cards (appeal the district court's dismissals of their actions brought under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, 18 U.S.C. §§ 1961-1968 ("RICO")). The district court held that the purchasers did not have standing because they were not injured in their business or property as required by RICO's § 1964(c). We have jurisdiction over...
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