Statement by Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., on the Confirmation of Loretta Lynch as U.S. Attorney General

April 23, 2015

“Loretta Lynch is one of the finest prosecutors in the country, and as U.S. Attorney General, I have no doubt that she will uphold the highest standards of fairness in the criminal justice system. Her commitment to public safety has made her an invaluable partner to victims, communities, and law enforcement agencies throughout New York, and I congratulate her on this well-deserved appointment and confirmation.”