April 22, 2002

NOW v. Scheidler Case DocumentsToday in League HistoryApril 22, 2002—The US Supreme Court grants certiorari in the NOW v. Scheidler case, agreeing to hear the racketeering case during the next session of the high court. League Director Joe Scheidler and several other defendants had been found guilty of racketeering for their pro-life work, a ruling upheld by the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago. The Supreme Court only accepts one in a hundred cases sent to them for consideration.

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