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Rotella v. Wood

Docket No.: 98-896
Argued: November 3, 1999
Decided: February 20, 2000

Topics:

Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations, Judicial Power, Civil Procedure, RICO, Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, antitrust, patent

Petitioner: Rotella
Respondent: Wood

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FIFTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 147 F.3d 438
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket


528 U.S. 549 (2000)
Question:

Does the four year statute of limitations on claims under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act begin to run before a claimant actually discovers that a defendant's racketeering activity caused the harm?

Rotella v. Wood
ORAL ARGUMENT

November 03, 1999

Holding: affirmed
Decision: Decision: 9 votes for Wood, 0 vote(s) against

Rotella v. Wood
Case Documents

1Opinion in Rotella v. Wood
2Opinion in Rotella v. Wood
Additional documents for this case are pending review.