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August 15, 2013
Eagleton wins Journal writing award

EagletonJoseph T. Eagleton was selected in June 2013 as the recipient of the 2012 Florida Bar Journal Excellence in Writing Award by the Journal & News Editorial Board for his article “Walking on Sunshine Laws: How Florida’s Free Press History in the U.S. Supreme Court Undermines Open Government,” which was published in the September/October 2012 issue of the Journal.

Each year, a committee of the Editorial Board selects a recipient for the award based on the writing quality, substance, difficulty, and style of the article.

Eagleton is a staff attorney for Justice Barbara J. Pariente of the Florida Supreme Court. He is a graduate of the University of Florida, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in political science, cum laude; a master’s degree in political science with a graduate certificate in political campaigning; and his J.D., cum laude.

The full article is available on the Journal’s website,

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