In light of the Supreme Court ruling applying the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act to antiabortion protesters, Time asked three RICO experts for comment.
-- Richard Rehbock, attorney. Sample client: John Gotti Jr.
"What I suppose the antiabortion people are so upset about is the name racketeering. People are offended by the label."
-- Barry Slotnick, attorney. Sample client: Carmine ("The Snake") Persico
"There's nothing more gratuitous than the onslaught of a RICO action ... This is not what Congress meant when they passed the law."
-- Frederick Hafetz, attorney. Sample client: Venero ("Benny Eggs") Mangano
Tip for pro-lifers: "If...