U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, once dubbed "disgraceful" by President Donald Trump, said on Thursday that criticism from politicians won't dissuade judges from doing their jobs.
In a question-and-answer session at the University of Melbourne's law school, Roberts was asked about political criticism of the courts — a particularly relevant question for the justice, given that he was the target of a withering critique from Trump during the presidential campaign.
"We're certainly not above criticism — it's a free country," Roberts replied. "It certainly doesn't affect how we go about our job."
In 2015, then-candidate Trump...