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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
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