Ron Castille http://wesa.fm en Reform Activists Get Head Start on Campaign to Oust PA's Top Judge http://wesa.fm/post/reform-activists-get-head-start-campaign-oust-pas-top-judge <p>Government reform activists say they’re getting a head start on their campaign against Pennsylvania Supreme Court Chief Justice Ron Castille.<br><br>The group Rock the Capital is listing 10 problems with Castille’s tenure, blasting the judge for what they&nbsp; describe as unethical behavior and incompetence in running the state’s court system.<br><br>Report author and longtime activist Tim Potts said he wants to hold debate-like forums with the Chief Justice on judicial administration and ethics, and why he thinks Castille should not get to stay on the bench.<br> Mon, 20 May 2013 21:38:03 +0000 Mary Wilson & WESA Staff 9888 at http://wesa.fm Castille Says 7th Justice Key to Major Rulings in PA High Court http://wesa.fm/post/castille-says-7th-justice-key-major-rulings-pa-high-court <p>The state Supreme Court’s chief justice is emphasizing how much the high court needs a seventh member – and soon. &nbsp;<br><br>Ron Castille says now that suspended Justice Joan Orie Melvin plans to resign in May, the slot should be filled.<br><br>Gov. Tom Corbett says he plans to nominate someone for the seat.<br><br>But Castille says the court might be able to appoint an interim justice more quickly since it wouldn’t need the state Senate to confirm its selection with a two-thirds majority vote. &nbsp;<br> Tue, 26 Mar 2013 00:36:58 +0000 Mary Wilson & The Associated Press 6748 at http://wesa.fm