John Roberts decries attacks on Supreme Court’s ‘legitimacy’

FILE - In this April 23, 2021, file photo Chief Justice John Roberts sits during a group photo at the Supreme Court in Washington. (Erin Schaff/The New York Times via AP, Pool, File)

WASHINGTON — U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts said he’s concerned criticism of the Supreme Court over controversial decisions has veered into attacks on its legitimacy as an institution.