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National Organization for Women (NOW) v. Scheidler

Docket No.: 92-780
Argued: December 8, 1993
Decided: January 24, 1994

Topics:

Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations, Privacy, Abortion, Civil Procedure, Crime Control Act, First Amendment, Hobbs Act, Natural Resources, Organized Crime Control, RICO, Sherman Act, antitrust, murder

Petitioner: National Organization for Women (NOW)
Respondent: Scheidler

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SEVENTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 968 F.2d 612
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket


510 U.S. 249 (1994)
Question:

Does RICO require that an organization, to be defined as a racketeering enterprise, must be acting in pursuit of an economic motive?

National Organization for Women (NOW) v. Scheidler
ORAL ARGUMENT

December 08, 1993

Holding: reversed
Decision: Decision: 9 votes for National Organization for Women (NOW), 0 vote(s) against

National Organization for Women (NOW) v. Scheidler
Case Documents

1Opinion in National Organization for Women (NOW) v. Scheidler
2Opinion in National Organization for Women (NOW) v. Scheidler
Additional documents for this case are pending review.