Ex-state chief justice backs embattled former state prosecutor

August 1, 2018
Former Chief Justice Ron Castille appeared as an expert witness on behalf of ex-prosecutor Frank Fina.

By Staff

Ronald D. Castille, former chief justice of the state Supreme Court, on Wednesday called the disciplinary case against former top state prosecutor Frank Fina “a travesty of justice” and said he would have reversed an appeals court ruling that was highly critical of Fina.

Testifying as expert witness on behalf of Fina, Castille said the former prosecutor had acted properly in obtaining damaging testimony from the former Pennsylvania State University general counsel to build criminal cases against the university’s ex-president and two other former university administrators.

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