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National Organization for Women v. Scheidler

National Organization for Women v. Scheidler
Argued December 8, 1993
Decided January 24, 1994
Full case name National Organization for Women, Inc., et al. v. Joseph Scheidler, et al.
Citations 510 U.S. 249 (more)
Holding
The Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act applies to enterprises without economic motives, including anti-abortion protesters. Seventh Circuit reversed.
Court membership
Case opinions
Majority Rehnquist, joined by unanimous
Concurrence Souter, joined by Kennedy
Laws applied
18 U.S.C. § 1961–1968 Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO)

National Organization for Women v. Scheidler, G. Robert Blakey argued on behalf of Scheidler, while Miguel Estrada represented the United States as amicus curiae in favor of reversal.

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  • Decision in the case
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  • Oyez
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