Woods v. Cloyd W. Miller Co.
Significance, Solicitor General
Tighe E. Woods, Housing Expediter, Office of the Housing Expediter
Cloyd W. Miller Co., et al.
That the authority of Congress to regulate rents by virtue of the War Power Act had terminated.
Chief Lawyer for Appellant
Philip B. Perlman, Solicitor General of Washington, D.C.
Chief Lawyer for Appellee
Paul S. Knight
Justices for the Court
Hugo Lafayette Black, Harold Burton, William O. Douglas (writing for the Court), Felix Frankfurter, Robert H. Jackson, Frank Murphy, Stanley Forman Reed, Wiley Blount Rutledge, Fred Moore Vinson
Date of Decision
16 February 1948
The continuation of rent control by Housing and Rent Act of 1947, enacted after the termination of hostilities, was unanimously held to be a valid exercise of the war power.
- Block v. Hirsh, 256 U.S. 135 (1921).
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