LaPEYRE v. F. T. C.

No. 21787.

366 F.2d 117 (1966)

Emile M. LaPEYRE et al., Petitioners, v. FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION, Respondent.

United States Court of Appeals Fifth Circuit.

Rehearing Denied November 25, 1966.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Hancock Griffin, Jr., John J. Loflin, Jr., W. D. Keith, Guy W. Shoup, New York City, Louis B. Claverie, New Orleans, La., Joseph H. Smith, New York City, Kelley, Drye, Newhall, Maginnes & Warren, Keith, Johnston, Isner & Desmarais, New York City, Phelps, Dunbar, Marks, Claverie & Sims, New Orleans, La., for petitioners.

J. B. Truly, Asst. Gen. Connsel, Gerald Harwood, James Mel. Henderson, Gen. Counsel, Frederick H. Mayer, Richard C. Foster, Attys., F. T. C., Washington, D. C. for respondent.

Before JONES and GEWIN, Circuit Judges, and HUNTER, District Judge.

EDWIN F. HUNTER, Jr., District Judge:

Section 5(a) (6) of the Federal Trade Commission Act empowers and directs the Commission "to prevent persons, partnerships or corporations * * * from using unfair methods of competition in commerce and unfair or deceptive acts or practices in commerce."1 Proceeding under this authority the Commission filed a complaint against Peelers Corporation, Grand Caillou Packing Company, and members of the LaPeyre...


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