United States v. Allied Oil Corp.,
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341 U.S. 1 (1951)
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U.S. Supreme Court
United States v. Allied Oil Corp., 341 U.S. 1 (1951)
United States v. Allied Oil Corp.
Argued March 6, 1951
Decided April 9, 1951
341 U.S. 1
1. In actions brought by the Administrator under § 205(e) of the Emergency Price Control Act of 1942 to recover damages from sellers who sold commodities at over-ceiling prices, which actions were pending when price controls were terminated, the substitution of the United States (rather than the Administrator's successor) as the party plaintiff was authorized by Executive Orders Nos. 9841 and 9842. Pp. 341 U. S. 2-4.
2. Such authorization was within the power of the President. Pp. 341 U. S. 4-5.
183 F. 2d 453, reversed.
Orders of the District Court dismissing the actions in these cases as abated were affirmed by the Court of Appeals. 183 F. 2d 453. This Court granted certiorari. 340 U. S. 895. Reversed, p. 341 U. S. 5.