No. 464.

321 U.S. 503 (1944)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided March 27, 1944.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. Paul A. Freund, with whom Solicitor General Fahy and Mr. Thomas I. Emerson were on the brief, for appellant.

Mr. Charles J. Bloch for appellees.

Briefs of amici curiae were filed by Messrs. Maxwell C. Katz, Otto C. Sommerich, and Benjamin Busch, and by Mr. R.H. Fryberger, urging affirmance.

MR. JUSTICE DOUGLAS delivered the opinion of the Court.

Appellee, Mrs. Willingham of Macon, Georgia, sued in a Georgia court to restrain the issuance of certain rent orders under the Emergency Price Control Act of 1942 (56 Stat. 23, 50 U.S.C. App. (Supp. II) § 901) on the ground that the orders and the statutory provisions on which they rested were unconstitutional. The state court issued, ex parte, a temporary injunction and a show cause order. Thereupon...

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