October 8, 2015

On October 8, 2015, Justice in Mexico launched a new report that provides a deep analysis of the current process of judicial reform in Mexico. The Criminal Procedure Reform in Mexico 2008-2016, by authors Octavio Rodríguez Ferreira and David A....

October 4, 2015

10/4/2015 (by emartinez)- The October 2 massacre commemorative manifestation began under a united voice of "no more impunity and justice". Named "From Tlatelolco to Ayotzinapa," the protest involved all sectors that are in pursuit of “truth and...

October 1, 2015

10/01/15 (written by alagorio) - On September 30, 2015 thirteen defendants were extradited to the United States. Among the thirteen were two top drug lords, Edgar Valdez Villarreal, known as “La Barbie”, and Jorge Eduardo Costilla Sánchez,...

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...