Today in a press conference Governor Ron DeSantis appointed Renatha Francis and John Couriel to the Florida supreme court.
Couriel is a private litigator in Miami. He also once acted as a prosecutor at the U.S. Department of Justice.
Francis is a former Miami-Dade judge, who is now of Palm Beach. She will not be able to take the bench until September due to a law that requires lawyers be Bar members for 10 years before becoming a justice.
Francis will also be the first Caribbean-American to serve the supreme court, who was born and raised in Jamacia.
They will replace justices Barbara Lagoa and Robert Luck.