July 24, 2017

made possible by a grant from the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs. UNAM faculty and students had the opportunity to meet and learn from prominent public officials and legal experts in the...

June 27, 2017

6/27/2017 (written by Lucy Clement La Rosa)- Over six years ago, a small ranching community near the Texas border of Mexico bore witness to the vengeful assault of Las Zetas, one of Mexico’s historically violent drug trafficking organizations....

June 27, 2017

06/27/17 (written by Lucy Clement La Rosa)- On Monday, June 12th, Marco Antonio Flores Negrete, head of the Supreme Court of Justice in the state of Michoacán, delivered a public statement before Michoacán’s Supreme Court of Justice and...

June 19, 2017

From June 5 to June 16, six professors and six students from the UNAM Law School (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México Facultad de Derecho) participated in the first of three 2017 study trips to the United States in order to learn about the...

June 8, 2017

Since Valdez’s death, public backlash concerning the pattern of violence against journalists in Mexico has only grown. Several public protests have specifically demanded that perpetrators be identified and held responsible for their crimes...

May 30, 2017

Justice in Mexico: An Agenda for the Years Ahead August 11, 2017 University of San Diego, Hahn University Center Reception-5:00pm          Dinner- 6:30pm   Please join us for a special reception and...

May 30, 2017

ensued between huachicoleros and federal police and military forces in at least two different cities in Mexico. On March 30th state and military forces and a group of huachicoleros were caught in an armed conflict in the city of Cuesta Blanca...

May 11, 2017

05/11/17- Justice in Mexico will present findings from their 2017 Justiciabarómetro report which provides a comprehensive measure on the perspectives of judicial operators in Mexico on a variety of topics including judicial system effectiveness,...

May 8, 2017

By September, Mexican authorities believed that Duarte used false identities and phantom companies to relocate public funds for personal benefit, which included acquiring over a dozen vacation homes. One month later, local congressional...

May 4, 2017

Written by Jose Luengo-Cabrera & Tessa Butler, Institute for Economics and Peace. The failure or inability to penalize criminals in Mexico is a widespread phenomenon. In 2016, it was estimated that only 9 out of every 100 crimes resulted in...