Supreme Court - RICO Ruling The Supreme Court rules that a federal racketeering law cannot be used to punish aggressive anti-abortion protesters. Writing for the majority, Chief Justice William Rehnquist says the law normally used against organized crime isn't applicable because protesters receive no property.

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Jed Rubenfeld
*Professor of constitutional law at Yale Law School

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The Supreme Court rules that a federal racketeering law cannot be used to punish aggressive anti-abortion protesters. Writing for the majority, Chief Justice William Rehnquist says the law normally used against organized crime isn't applicable because protesters receive no property.

Guest:

Jed Rubenfeld
*Professor of constitutional law at Yale Law School