April 19, 2017

Justice in Mexico, a research and public policy program based at the University of San Diego, created in 2016 a Data Center to make publicly available data and analysis to evaluate trends related to crime, violence, drug trafficking and...

April 13, 2017

04/13/17 - Justice in Mexico, a research and public policy program based at the University of San Diego, released the English version of the latest publication in the Justiciabarómetro series, Justiciabarómetro 2016- Perspectives on Mexico’s...

April 4, 2017

04/04/17-The Justice in Mexico Project, the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP), and the U.S.-Mexico Border Philanthropy Partnership are pleased to host a discussion for the release of the 2017 Mexico Peace Index on the challenges and...

March 30, 2017

Notably, the largest increases were registered in Colima with a 600% increase from 2015 to 2016, Nayarit (500% increase), and Zacatecas (405% increase), all of which have an important role in drug production or trafficking and are contested by...

March 29, 2017

03/06/17 (written by Matteo Bucalossi) –  The son of "El Azul", a top leader of the Sinaloa Cartel escaped from prison with four other drug suspects on March 16, 2017 in Culiacán, Sinaloa. The fugitive has been identified as Juan José “El...

March 6, 2017

This is not the first time the KTO’s presence in Aquila has caught the public’s attention. In 2013, Aquila’s residents rose up against the Knights Templar, fighting to regain control of their community that the organized crime group had...

March 2, 2017

3/2/17 (written by Ashley Ahrens-Víquez) Now in its third year, Justice in Mexico’s OASIS (Oral Adversarial Skill-Building Immersion Seminar) program just completed its first of three workshops providing oral advocacy training to law...

February 27, 2017

It is difficult to achieve justice in Mexico. The judicial system is designed to protect the powerful and punish the critics. I confirmed this Mexican truism in the course of the first six months of litigation with Humberto Moreira, the former...

February 23, 2017

The joint operation between the federal, state, and municipal forces took place in Tepic, Nayarit. It came after months of intelligence gathering and close monitoring of an alleged Beltrán Leyva safe house in the town of Pantanal in the Xalisco...

January 28, 2017

The Anti-Narcotics Division within Mexico’s Federal Police force (Policía Federal, PF) arrested Juan José Esparragoza Monzón, “El Negro,” on January 19, 2017 in Culiacán, Sinaloa. El Negro is the son of Juan José Esparragoza Moreno,...