May 17, 2016

05/17/16 (written by rkuckertz) – On May 12, 2016, Justice in Mexico's Program Coordinator, Octavio Rodríguez, presented at the Mexican Senate's "Reforma a la Justicia Penal" ("Criminal Justice System Reform") Symposium. In attendance were...

May 13, 2016

05/13/16 (written by vvozarova) – On April 30th, the University of San Diego hosted its annual Alumni Honors Celebration. This year, Justice in Mexico’s OASIS Training Course Director, Janice Deaton, was selected as the honoree for...

May 13, 2016

The Justice in Mexico Program and the University of San Diego School of Law are pleased to invite you to a conference on "Promoting the Rule of Law in Mexico" on Friday, June 10, 2016, 8:30am to 5:00pm, in the Hahn University Center Forum, at the...

May 7, 2016

National and international voices immediately condemned Pacheco’s murder and called on authorities to investigate and hold accountable those responsible. “The endless cycle of violence against Mexican journalists is devastating the press,”...

May 2, 2016

05/2/16 (written by elefavour) –In 608 pages of discoveries, the Interdisciplinary Group of Independent Experts (Grupo Interdisciplinario de Expertos Independientes, “GIEI”) of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights reveals new...

April 29, 2016

Among the study’s most important findings is the increase in homicides in Mexico in 2015, up 8.1-8.7% from the number of homicides registered in 2014. The authors also found that between a quarter and a half of all homicides in Mexico in...

March 25, 2016

University of San Diego Immigrant Justice Law Society Presents: A Discussion of the Intersections Between Asylum and Refugee Law and Human Trafficking Date/Time: 12-1p, Tuesday, March 29 Where: University of San Diego, Warren Hall 2A Guest...

March 17, 2016

3/17/16 (written by msmith) -  Two new working papers are now available from Justice in Mexico.  From examining the fundamental features of Mexico's criminal justice system to analyzing whether there has been a real drop in homicides in...

March 12, 2016

Still, Gómez recognized the challenges faced with the system’s overhaul, specifically that of ensuring the public’s confidence in the judiciary and in the institutions responsible for its operations and effectiveness. “It’s not enough to...

March 6, 2016

In addition to prison rioting and overcrowding, staggering levels of impunity and corruption further undermine Mexico’s penitentiary system. The National Institute of Statistics and Geography (Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía,...