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High Court Hears Arguments in RICO-Abortion Protest Case

Can abortion clinics use federal anti-rackeering laws to sue opponents of abortion rights whose protests turn violent? The U.S. Supreme Court hears oral arguments in a test case that could resolve the issue. NPR's Nina Totenberg reports.

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Nina Totenberg is NPR's award-winning legal affairs correspondent. Her reports air regularly on NPR's critically acclaimed newsmagazines All Things Considered, Morning Edition, and Weekend Edition.

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