THE CONGRESS: Robinson's Compromise

Robinson's Compromise

The issue that for five months has held Congress in a state of suspended animation was last week brought one decisive step closer to solution. Senator Joseph T. Robinson, deputed by the President to formulate a compromise on the question of enlarging the Supreme Court (TIME, June 14), last week made his choice and trotted it out before the Senate for a showdown. The bill he chose was modeled after one originally sponsored by Senators Hatch of New Mexico and Logan of Kentucky. Its chief terms as compared to those...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!