In the United State, there is a tremendous controversial debate that revolves regarding the presidential pardon. The recent one is presidential pardon issued by President Trump to Joe Arpaio who is known to be the toughest Sheriff. Joe Arpaio imprisoned Jim Larkin and Michael Lacey innocent citizens.
Ten years ago, undercover agents were sent to Phoenix Arizona where Larkin and Lacey resided and were arrested. Sheriff Joe Arpaio issued the orders for their arrest, and the two innocent gentlemen were charged with the accusation of disclosing information concerning a grand jury investigation.
Mr. Lacey and Mr. Larkin worked as editors in the Village Voice Media Newspaper, and that is where they published about the grand jury; unfortunately, they were not aware it was an issue under investigation.
Joe Arpaio had lots of accusation more so violating the constitutional rights, and Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin made it known to the members of the public through their publication.
No newspaper had rights to make a publication of the stories about Arpaio. When Lacey and Larkin boldly made that publication, other newspapers took over, and the story went viral all over the United States.
The two remain in prison for 24 days, and they got their liberty after that and filed a case against Joe. There was compensation of $3.7 million since they exposed the truth about the malpractice and corruption issues of Joe Arpaio. Read more: Michael Lacey | Crunchbase and Michael Lacey | LinkedIn
The charges that he faced resulted in his re-election denial and that is when Trump endorsed him.
Sheriff Arpaio discredited the Latinos, Jim Larkin and Michael Lacey formed an organization that they run since it aimed at helping the Latinos to fight for their rights.
The publication that was made by Larkin and Lacey enlightened the public, and they all knew the misdeed of Joe thus making it challenging for him to make any achievement in life.
Through the Frontera Funds, Michael and Jim continue to fight for the rights of all the Latinos. Jim Larkin went to Arizona State University and pursued a course leading to Editorial work.
Additionally, he was serving as editor in New Times, and that prepared him appropriate for his career. On the other hand, Michael Lacey also schooled at Arizona State University and studied editorial works. He too served at New Times together with Larkin.
Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin are the most renowned journalists in the United States for their bold in making publications of investigative reports despite the hindrance that face them.
They have contributed to Village Voice Media Holding in a significant way making the company have a positive reputation. Besides, they are role model to other journalists that they have their freedom in exercising their career rights.
The organization that was formed by Larkin and Lacey is known as Larkin and Lacey Frontera Fund. It is helping the Latinos to feel valued, and no one can discredit them. They can feel the freedom since they are highly embraced by American people in the designated cities they live.