NY State Senate Confirms Janet DiFiore For State’s Highest Court

Via email, Governor Andrew Cuomo thanked the New York State Senate and congratulated his choice Janet DiFiore for Chief Judge of the Court Appeals.

“Janet DiFiore’s confirmation as Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals and head of New York’s judicial branch marks an exciting step forward for our state and for all New Yorkers. She has demonstrated unparalleled integrity and independence throughout her career as both a judge and prosecutor, and her commitment to the highest ethical standards makes her one of New York’s finest public servants. Her keen intellect, unassailable credibility, and diverse experience will serve the Court well and ensure a stronger and fairer state for all. I congratulate Chief Judge DiFiore on her confirmation, and look forward to seeing her lead the Court for years to come.”

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