Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
David London argued the cause for petitioner in No. 583 and respondent in No. 512. With him on the brief were Acting Solicitor General Washington, John R. Benney, Philip Elman, William E. Remy, Samuel Mermin and Jacob W. Rosenthal.
John W. Babcock argued the cause and filed a brief for respondents in No. 583.
Paul Flaherty and C.L. Dawson submitted on brief for petitioners in No. 512.
Arthur E. Pettit, Paul R. Stinson, Arthur Mag and Dick H. Woods filed a brief in No. 583 for the Singer Sewing Machine Company, as amicus curiae, in support of respondents' motion to vacate the order of substitution.
Supreme Court of United States.
Opinion of the Court by MR. JUSTICE DOUGLAS, announced by MR. JUSTICE BLACK.
These cases present the question whether the Emergency Price Control Act, 56 Stat. 23, as amended, 50 U.S.C. App. Supp. V, § 901 et seq., authorizes the Administrator to delegate to district directors authority to sign and issue subpoenas. In the first of these cases the Circuit Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit held that such authority did not exist, 156...
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