“If This Isn’t Racketeering…”


1 Boring Old Man opines that the lawyers in the Texas TMAP trial “were operating on a higher plane than these guys in Philadelphia,” with the Philly lawyers simply denying things that are manifestly true. He goes on to suggest that the pattern of J&J’s profits suggest activity that could potentially qualify J&J for prosecution under the federal Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) act.

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  1. I think criminal prosecutions of drug company executives are the way to go. I think it’s one of the most important demands our movement should be making. It’s become very clear that big fines mean nothing. They have become just a cost of doing business.

    But just one determined prosecution of just one executive will scare them all.