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...

December 10, 2015

The UNAM team came in second place. As Brenda Montes de Oca Acatitla recalls her time in Argentina, she notes  how much her time in OASIS helped her prepare for the competition. "I reviewed my notes that I had taken throughout my time in OASIS...

December 9, 2015

12/9/15 (written by alagorio) – On December 1st, it was reported that ex-mayor of Pluma Hidalgo, Pablo Pérez Ramos, was arrested on corruption and embezzlement charges. He is one of thirty-nine former mayors who are being investigated for...

December 2, 2015

12/2/15 (written by alagorio) - On November 18th, Ivan Carazín Molina and three accomplices were arrested by federal agents in Guadalajara. He is known as “El Comandante Tornado” and is the second in command of the Jalisco New Generation...

November 17, 2015

11/17/15 (written by alagorio) - Justice in Mexico, in collaboration with the Mexico Institute at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, presents the most recent publications in a series of working papers that analyze how to...

November 7, 2015

11/07/15 (written by alagorio) - Recently, Mexican authorities have arrested six people who are suspected of being involved in the escape of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzmán from the Altiplano prison. This is the second time Guzmán has escaped...