March 10, 2020

Over 80,000 people particpated in Sunday's International Women's Day March in Mexico City. Photo: El Universal. Mexico just recorded its most dangerous year on record for women, according to the Secretary General of National Public Security...

February 1, 2020

Critics are fiercely pushing back against a package of proposed reforms to Mexico’s justice system made public in mid-January. Alejandro Gertz Manero, Mexico’s Attorney General (Fiscal General de la República, FGR), and Julio Scherer, the...

January 30, 2020

01/30/20- Justice in Mexico, a research-based program at the University of San Diego, released a working paper by Rita E. Kuckertz, entitled, “Forced Confessions: Tracking Torture and Mistreatment in Mexico’s Accusatorial Criminal Justice...

January 27, 2020

Dr. David Shirk, Maureen Meyer, and Richard Miles (from left to right) spoke on January 15, 2020 at the Committee on Foreign Affairs' subcommittee hearing, Strengthening Security and the Rule of Law in Mexico. Photo: YouTube. Justice in Mexico...

January 14, 2020

A relative holds a photo of her missing loved one during a protest in front of the National Palace in Mexico City, Mexico, Friday, Aug. 30, 2019. Demonstrators presented a petition with 102 thousand signatures to demand that the disappeared be found...

January 13, 2020

There were 127 homicides reported on December 1, 2019 in Mexico, the deadliest day of the year. Source: Gobierno de México. 01/12/20 (written by kheinle) – Mexico’s New Criminal Justice System (Nuevo Sistema de Justicia Penal, NSJP)...

December 28, 2019

12/29/19 (written by kheinle) – Mexico’s New Criminal Justice System (Nuevo Sistema de Justicia Penal, NSJP) has been in effect for well over three years, but each state’s implementation and effective functioning of the system varies widely....

December 25, 2019

Guanajuato continues to be one of the most violent states in Mexico. A recent string of 13 police officers killed in just 11 days highlighted Guanajuato’s ongoing challenges with crime and violence.  Police Under Attack ...

December 19, 2019

Former Secretary of Public Security giving a speech during his tenure. Photo: The Associated Press, Alexandre Meneghini. Mexico’s former Secretary of Public Security, Genaro García Luna, was arrested in Dallas, Texas on Monday, December 9....

November 22, 2019

One of the vehicles seen here, torched from the ambush. Photo: Meghan Dhaliwal, The New York Times. 11/22/19 (written by T McGinnis) - On November 4, 2019, nine members of a local Mormon family were killed in a cartel-related ambush in...