Alliance for Justice is a civil rights organization based in the US. It believes that each American has the right to have his voice heard regarding decisions taken by the government that impacts the lives of American people. Michael Lacey along with Jim Larkin have the right for securing justice in courts.
It is a national association. This comprises of more than 100 organizations. These represent groups that are committed towards progressive values. These groups foster creating a just and equitable society.
The work of Alliance for Justice is focused on ensuring that the federal judiciary is advancing as well as promoting the core constitutional values. It needs to uphold human rights. There has to be access provided to the courts in order to provide justice to all Americans.
This organization provides legal expertise through its nonprofit efforts. It can provide definitive information along with resources. Such kind of technical assistance encourages various organizations to exercise their right and become an active participant in this legal and democratic process. Read more: About Lacey and Larkin- Frontera Fund
Alliance for Justice has a clear vision. It wants to advance justice as well as democracy. This is why they believe in fighting for a fair judiciary that is fully independent. It asks for those judges to be selected who can adhere to constitutional values and respect the rights of citizens. Besides, they would like the judicial selection process to be fair as well as expeditious.
Alliance for Justice makes efforts to ensure that the judicial rights of nonprofits are protected. Besides, they provide them with expert opinion as well as information about their rights under the law.
The organization is also aimed at diverting public attention as well as its own resources towards important issues affecting American life.
In the case of any emerging threats to Advocacy, Alliance for Justice gets set to act. It fights in order to preserve the integrity as well as the sanctity of the courts.
Michael Lacey along with Jim Larkin have founded the Phoenix New Times and Village Voice Media. In order to do this, they have dedicated their settlement money. This was due to them after they had sued the government as they were arrested by Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
It was on Oct 18 in 2007 that both these journalists were arrested from their homes. They were taken away from their homes in the night by Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio. Read more: Jim Larkin | Twitter
Then they were jailed. These two journalists decided to sue the government and received $3.75 million as settlement dues. Now this money is being used for this organization that has been founded by Lacey and Larkin.
The organization will be working for the rights of migrants, specifically in the State of Arizona. It will promote freedom of speech too, across the Mexican border!