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OASIS Study Trip 1 participants and Justice in Mexico staff.
Justice in Mexico

Justice in Mexico Completes First OASIS Study Trip

7/2/18 (Quinn Skerlos) – From June 10 to June 23, 12 administrators, representatives, and law faculty from the Universidad de Guadalajara (UdeG), and Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo Leon (UANL) took …

Crime and Violence

The Potential Effects of Violence on the Mexican Economy

06/01/18 (written by Quinn Skerlos)- In the shadow of its most violent year in decades, Mexico experienced economic challenges and a downturn in economic growth rates. As the country faced …

Mexican Supreme Court of Justice. Source: Open Society
Judicial Reform

Responses to the Critics of the Judicial Reform in Mexico

05/21/18 (written by Lucy La Rosa)- Amid unprecedented levels of violence, the criminal justice reforms in Mexico are facing renewed criticism from political opponents. The oral adversarial system, fully implemented …

Crime and Violence

“El Resurgimiento del Crimen Violento en Tijuana”: Análisis de Justice in Mexico

05/18/18 (by Octavio Rodríguez Ferreira and David A. Shirk) — Justice in Mexico has released a new Spanish translation of “The Resurgence of Violent Crime in Tijuana” by Jaime Arredondo, Zulia …

Dr. Denise Dresser Presents on May 8, 2018
Events

Discussing Mexican Elections with Dr. Denise Dresser

05/15/18 (written by Lucy La Rosa)- Last week, Justice in Mexico was honored to host Dr. Denise Dresser, a renown Mexican political analyst, columnist and academic, to speak on the …

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Crime and Violence

April 2018: News Brief

05/05/18 (written by Genesis Lopez)- Discover the important headlines in Mexico from April 2018. Film Students are killed and dissolved in acid In March of 2018, three film students- Javier …

2018 Drug Violence in Mexico: Data and Analysis through 2017
Crime and Violence

2018 Drug Violence in Mexico Report

04/11/18- Justice in Mexico, a research and public policy program based at the University of San Diego, released its 2018 special report on Drug Violence in Mexico, co-authored by Laura Calderón, Octavio Rodríguez Ferreira, …

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Human Rights and Civil Society

Ni una más: Femicides in Mexico

04/04/18 (written by Michelle Lara Olmos)- The murder of 19-year-old Mara Fernanda Castilla in September of 2017 elicited a fitting response; outraged citizens marched across Mexico demanding government action against …

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Crime and Violence

March: A Month of High Profile Arrests

03/23/18 (written by Ashley Ahrens-Víquez)- In the month of March, there were several high profiles arrests from three Mexican drug trafficking organizations. Each of these arrests happened in significantly distinct …

The New Generation: Mexico's emerging Organized Crime Threat
Crime and Violence

New Policy Brief: The New Generation—Mexico’s Emerging Organized Crime Threat

03/19/18 (written by dshirk) – Over the past decade, more than 200,000 people have been murdered in Mexico, including the record 29,000 murders that occurred in 2017 alone. According to …

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