AMERICAN POWER CO. v. S.E.C.

No. 470.

325 U.S. 385 (1945)

AMERICAN POWER & LIGHT CO. v. SECURITIES & EXCHANGE COMMISSION.

Supreme Court of United States.

Decided June 4, 1945.


Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. R.A. Henderson, with whom Mr. A.J.G. Priest was on the brief, for petitioner in No. 470.

Mr. Roger S. Foster, with whom Solicitor General Fahy and Mr. Milton V. Freeman were on the briefs, for the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Mr. Samuel Okin for respondent in No. 815.


MR. JUSTICE ROBERTS delivered the opinion of the Court.

We granted certiorari in these cases because of an apparent conflict in the decisions below1 concerning the application of § 24 (a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act,2 which provides that "any person or party aggrieved by an order issued by the Commission" under the Act may obtain a review of the order by the Circuit Court of Appeals of the...

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