Leander Shaw

Attorney General candidates, Republican Ashley Moody and Democrat Sean Shaw
Ashley Moody's campaign website/Sean Shaw's Facebook page

After winning their Primaries, two Tampa natives will now face off in November in the race for Florida’s top cop. Florida could either get its first black Attorney General or its second female Attorney General.

Shaw Announces Attorney General Candidacy

Jan 16, 2018
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Sean Shaw is the first Democrat to announce a run for Florida Attorney General in 2018.

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A freshman Democrat is vowing to keep a close eye on the House debate over judicial term limits.


Former and current members of the Florida Supreme Court gathered together this week to remember Leander Shaw, the high court’s first black chief justice.

The body of Leander Shaw, the Florida Supreme Court’s first African American Chief Justice, will lay in state in the court rotunda next week.


The Florida Supreme Court’s first African American Chief Justice has died.