After 21 Years On PA Supreme Court, Chief Justice Ron Castille Steps DownJustice Castille calculates 43 years in public service: first as a marine in Vietnam, where he lost a leg, then 20 years as Philadelphia District Attorney, and 21 as a Justice, including 8 as Chief Justice.
Final Roofbeam Is Raised For Philadelphia's New Family CourthouseAs the final steel beam was hoisted into place atop the 15-story, environmentally friendly building (complete with underground garage), officials were pleased to report that construction is proceeding on time.
Castille Replaced As Supreme Court Justice Overseeing Philadelphia ReformsFormer Philadelphia DA Ronald Castille has been replaced as the state Supreme Court justice overseeing reforms of Philadelphia’s Courts.
Castille Hopes To Stay on Pa. Supreme Court Bench Until Mandatory RetirementPennsylvania Supreme Court chief justice Ronald Castille says he plans to seek "retention" by voters this fall for another ten years on the state Supreme Court -- even though, under current rules, he faces mandatory retirement just two years from now.
With 6 Sitting Justices, Pa. Supreme Court Could Tie Over Voter ID AppealThe Pennsylvania Supreme Court ordinarily has seven justices, but Justice Joan Orie Melvin was suspended in May.
Pennsylvania's Top Court Takes Over Philadelphia Traffic Court Amid Corruption ProbeJustice Ronald Castille announced that he was essentially seizing control of Philadelphia Traffic Court because of reports of widespread ticket-fixing.
Pennsylvania's High Court May Codify "Tweeting" Rules