Chief Justice Roberts Signals That Supreme Court Remains Independent

His healthcare and immigration decisions upset conservatives, surprised liberals — and restored the faith of many in the idea of a nonpartisan judicial branch.WASHINGTON — Chief JusticeJohn G. Roberts Jr.considers it an insult when he hears it said that he and the justices are playing politics. He has always insisted his sole duty was to decide the law, not to pick the political winners.

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