Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Stanley M. Silverberg argued the cause for petitioner. With him on the brief were Solicitor General Perlman, Irving M. Gruber and Ed Dupree.
James F. Brennan argued the cause for respondent. With him on the brief was Carl M. Weideman.
Norma L. Comstock filed a brief, as amicus curiae, urging reversal.
Supreme Court of United States.
MR. JUSTICE JACKSON delivered the opinion of the Court.
Respondent Stone owned a house in Mooresville, Indiana which he rented to one Locke for $75 per month beginning on or about August 1, 1944. As this was the first rental of the premises, the applicable law1 and regulations2 imposed on the owner a duty to file a registration statement within thirty days.
The respondent failed to register the property...
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