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Post date: January 21 2016

Statement By A.G. Schneiderman On Confirmation Of Chief Judge Difiore

NEW YORK—Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman issued the following statement on the confirmation of Janet DiFiore today as the state’s Chief Judge:

“Janet DiFiore brings indispensable experience as a judge and prosecutor to her new role as the state’s Chief Judge. Her impressive record and deep commitment to justice and equality build on the powerful legacies of her predecessors, Judith Kaye and Jonathan Lippman. I know from my experience working with her for many years that Ms. DiFiore has the best interests of New Yorkers at heart. I congratulate Ms. DiFiore on her confirmation and commend Governor Cuomo for his excellent choice.”