Letitia James (center) is sworn in as New York’s 67th Attorney General in a ceremony Monday night at the state capitol in Albany. James is the state’s first black attorney general, as well as the first woman to hold the state-wide elected office.

Letitia James (center) is sworn in as New York's 67th Attorney General in a ceremony Monday night at the state capitol in Albany. James is the state's first black attorney general, as well as the first woman to hold the state-wide elected office.

Letitia James (center) is sworn in as New York’s 67th Attorney General in a ceremony Monday night at the state capitol in Albany. James is the state’s first black attorney general, as well as the first woman to hold the state-wide elected office.

Letitia James (center) is sworn in as New York’s 67th Attorney General in a ceremony Monday night at the state capitol in Albany. James is the state’s first black attorney general, as well as the first woman to hold the state-wide elected office.