March 11, 2015

The OASIS program is coordinated by Justice in Mexico, a long-standing rule of law initiative based at the University of San Diego. The program is intended to provide trainings to advance the implementation of Mexico’s new criminal justice...

March 5, 2015

(posted by kgrbavac) On Wednesday, March 4, 2015, Mexican officials arrested Omar Trevino Morales, the reputed boss of the Zetas Cartel. Morales is better known as Z-42 in drug trafficking circles. Omar Trevino Morales was arrested near...

March 5, 2015

Members of the State Coordinator of Educators (Coordinadora Estatal de Trabajadores de la Educación, CETEG) are coordinating a mass march to take place on March 11, 2015, in Chilpancingo, Guerrero. In a press conference, CETEG leader Manuel...

March 1, 2015

Following an extended period of intelligence gathering, Mexico’s Federal Police (Policía Federal, PF) on Friday, February 27 arrested Knights Templar Organization (Caballeros Templarios, KTO) leader Servando Gómez Martínez, “La Tuta,”...

February 28, 2015

A distribution center for the newspaper Reforma was attacked early in the morning of February 15 in Tlalnepantla, near the border with the municipality of Naucalpan, in the State of Mexico (Estado de México, Edomex). The attack occurred at...

February 8, 2015

02/09/15 (written by cmolzahn) - On February 6, a federal tribunal in Jalisco, Mexico absolved Sandra Ávila Beltrán (54), dubbed “Queen of the Pacific” by the Mexican government, of the money laundering charges for which she has served a...

February 5, 2015

Mexico recorded more cases of disappearances and missing persons in the year 2014 than any other year on record in Mexican history, according to statistics released in November 2014 by the National Registry of Missing or Disappeared Persons...

February 2, 2015

Meanwhile, in Michoacán, which has been another focal point for public security efforts given the rise of the Knights Templar criminal organization (Caballeros Templarios, KTO) and the resulting emergence of self-defense organizations (grupos de...

February 1, 2015

Beginning Friday, January 16, the Federal District (Distrito Federal, DF) implemented its new justice reform package, which ushers in oral trials for non-federal crimes (fuero común) considered to be non-serious (no graves). The change, which...

January 21, 2015

Justice in Mexico and the University of San Diego School of Law invite you to a Keynote by: Mexican Supreme Court Justice José Ramon Cossío Díaz Judicial Reform and Human Rights in Mexico Friday, January 30, 2015.  10:30am Warren...