Former Florida Justice Arthur England Dies

By: Eyewitness News Email
By: Eyewitness News Email

By: Eyewitness News
August 2, 2013

Tallahassee, FL - Former Supreme Court Justice Art England has died at age 80.

England served from 1975 to 1981. He is credited with pushing for cameras in the courtroom as a way to open justice to the public. He also created a program that funds legal services for the poor.

Before becoming a Justice, England authored the state corporate tax, and consumer protection legislation.

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