Screenshot of the photo and headline treatment that topped Elizabeth Nolan Brown's August 2018 Reason.com profile of Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin, former owners of the online classified-ad site Backpage.com. Shows a photo of Lacey and Larkin, along with the story's headline, 'The Senate Accused Them of Selling Kids for Sex. The FBI Raided Their Homes. Backpage.com’s Founders Speak for the First Time. An inside look at how indie media veterans James Larkin and Michael Lacey became the targets of a federal witchhunt.'

In an in-depth profile by Elizabeth Nolan Brown published this week on the website Reason.com, veteran newspaper publishers and former Backpage.com co-owners Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin spoke out candidly about their arrests on federal charges of money laundering, conspiracy,…

Photo of 24-year-old Ivette Salazar, a student who sued Joliet Junior College on First Amendment grounds

In November 2017, campus police at Joliet Junior College (JCC) in Joliet, Illinois, hauled in Ivette Salazar for handing out leaflets on campus without permission.  Salazar, a 24-year-old nursing student, sued on First Amendment grounds. The school recently settled the suit, marking…