Racketeer Influenced Corrupt Organization

Racketeer Influenced Corrupt Organization (RICO) statute

n. a federal law which makes it a crime for organized criminal conspiracies to operate legitimate businesses.

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China Enterprises intends to vigorously pursue its Racketeer Influenced Corrupt Organization (RICO) claim against these defendants, as well as trade libel, defamation and intentional interferences with prospective economic advantage claims.
The justices will determine whether lower courts went too far in applying the federal Racketeer Influenced Corrupt Organizations Act to activities of antiabortion protesters.