No. 181.

303 U.S. 41 (1938)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided January 31, 1938.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. Robert B. Watts, with whom Solicitor General Reed, and Messrs. Robert L. Stern, Charles Fahy, and Philip Levy were on the brief, for petitioners.

Mr. Claude R. Branch, with whom Messrs. Frederick H. Wood, John L. Hall, and E. Fontaine Broun were on the brief, for respondent in No. 181.

Mr. B.A. Brickley, with whom Messrs. Alexander G. Gould and Oliver R. Waite were on the brief, for respondents in No. 182.

MR. JUSTICE BRANDEIS delivered the opinion of the Court.

The question for decision is whether a federal district court has equity jurisdiction to enjoin the National Labor Relations Board from holding a hearing upon a complaint filed by it against an employer alleged to be engaged in unfair labor practices prohibited by National Labor Relations Act, July 5, 1935, c. 372, 49 Stat. 449. The Circuit Court of Appeals for the First Circuit held in these cases that the...

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