U.S. Supreme Court
Scripps-Howard Radio, Inc. v. FCC, 316 U.S. 4 (1942)
Scripps-Howard Radio, Inc. v. Federal Communications Commission
Argued March 3, 1942
Decided April 6, 1942
316 U.S. 4
Where, pursuant to the provisions of § 402(b) of the Communications Act of 1934, an appeal has been taken to the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia from an order of the Federal Communications Commission, that court, in order to preserve the status quo pending appeal, has power to stay the execution of the Commission's order from which the appeal was taken pending the determination of the appeal. P. 316 U. S. 11.
In response to a question certified by the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia in respect of an appeal from an order of the Federal Communications Commission granting permission to change the frequency and increase the power of a radio station.