February 8, 2016

2/8/16 (written by elefavour) – On Saturday, January 30, 2016, Mexican Army officials and Federal Police captured the current leader of the Beltrán Leyva Cartel in his home in northwest Mexico. According to Fox News, The Director of National...

February 2, 2016

The Section of International Law’s and its Mexico Committee will host a conversation February 6, 2016 between US-Mexican jurists seasoned in rule of law work and the role of international law in domestic courts. Judge Margaret McKeown of...

January 24, 2016

The World Justice Project’s annual report, “Rule of Law Index™ 2015,” released in June 2015 demonstrates Mexicans’ disappointing experiences with their country’s rule of law, based on eight factors: constraints on government powers,...

January 23, 2016

Just two weeks after the January 8th arrest of the world’s most wanted drug lord, Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, in the Mexican state of Sinaloa, much has been speculated about how his case will unfold. This is the third time El Chapo, head...

January 8, 2016

1/8/16 (written by rkuckertz and lcalderon) – According to a late-morning announcement from President Enrique Peña Nieto’s Twitter feed, Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán Loera, the Sinaloa cartel druglord recently made infamous for his...

January 6, 2016

is part of a bigger, nationwide shift to restructure police forces throughout Mexico. In November 2014, President Enrique Peña Nieto presented the plan to create a Unified Police Force following the disappearance of 43 students in Iguala,...

January 4, 2016

Nine more states are also close to having the NSJP fully implemented and operational, being classified as “mid to high level” (medio alto) in terms of its progress by the Mexican government. These states include Baja California, Chiapas,...

December 24, 2015

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) urged Mexico to continue improving and implementing its judicial reform system. The OECD’s push comes as Mexico quickly approaches the end of its constitutionally imposed...

December 18, 2015

12/18/15 (written by msmith) -  As the year comes to an end, Justice in Mexico is pleased to announce the publications of three new working papers. From examining Mexico's War on Drugs and militarization of public security, to understanding why U.S....

December 11, 2015

12/11/15 (written by alagorio) - On December 1st, parents of the missing forty-three Ayotzinapa students lifted the protest camp at the capital. The decision came after the Interior Department announced the creation of a new specialized...