At oral argument, Supreme Court justices gave the impression (Tony Mauro, Legal Times; see also Marcia Coyle, National Law Journal) that they might view the Mohawk case as a way to clarify RICO's murky application generally, rather than as a way to wade into the politically charged issue of illegal-hiring. Encouragingly, Justice Breyer called attention to the danger of RICO-izing garden-variety business and economic disputes. For our earlier coverage, see here and here.
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