University of Pittsburgh

John Burkoff Continues the Conversation on Mandatory Retirement Age Rules for Judges

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October 22, 2013

Professor John Burkoff was quoted in a Pittsburgh Tribune Review article raising the issue of why Pennsylvania Supreme Court Chief Justice Castille is running for reelection to a 10-year term when he can only serve one year of that term due to mandatory retirement age rules. “The chief justice loves his job. And he's good at it,” Burkoff commented, “And there is no sign that he's slowing down.”

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