Attorney General Ashley Moody News Release
November 20, 2019
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Attorney General Moody’s Statement on the U.S. Senate Confirmation of Judge Barbara Lagoa

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Attorney General Ashley Moody today released the following statement on the U.S. Senate confirmation of former Florida Supreme Court Justice Barbara Lagoa to the U. S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit:

“An experienced jurist committed to the rule of law, Judge Lagoa has served Florida honorably. She made history as the first Cuban-American woman appointed to Florida’s Third District Court of Appeals and the Florida Supreme Court where she authored more than 300 majority opinions. I am confident she will preside honorably over the U.S. Court of Appeals of the 11th Circuit."