September 18, 2015

9/18/15 (written by rkuckertz) - An international panel of experts appointed by the Inter-American Commission for Human Rights recently released a report contradicting the Mexican government’s official account of how 43 students from the...

September 11, 2015

took steps to officially adopt the New Criminal Justice System (Nuevo Sistema de Justicia Penal, NSJP). As a part of their commitment to increasing transparency and accountability throughout the penal process, these municipalities will now hold...

September 10, 2015

Dr. Shirk concluded the presentation by addressing some of the challenges for Mexican police agencies. One persistent challenge Mexican police agencies face is the lack of continuity on specific projects during a government administration. This...

September 9, 2015

9/9/15 – (by frodriguez) - On July 31, 2015, journalist Ruben Espinoza Becerril was killed in an apartment in the Narvarte neighborhood, in Mexico City, along with four women, all with injuries all over their bodies and shot in the head. Mexico...

August 28, 2015

08/28/2015 (written by rkuckertz) - Experts have begun to speculate that the escape of Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán Loera on July 11, 2015 was motivated by concerns about his possible extradition to the United States. Sixteen days before his...

August 28, 2015

Judge David Danielsen and participants met in the Hall of Justice Court House downtown courtroom where Judge Danielsen discussed the history of modern sentencing and the problems with our US criminal justice system. He discussed prison...

August 1, 2015

  The two-week workshop concluded with a formal ceremony attended by Dr. María Leoba Castañeda Rivas, the dean of the UNAM law school, who praised the excellent program organized by Dr. Heymann, as well as the earnest and active...

June 30, 2015

The federal government publishes similar data on the country’s status in the transition process. Its website, overseen by the Mexican Technical Secretariat for Justice Sector Reform (Secretaría Técnica del Consejo de Coordinación para la...