January 12, 2015

Justice in Mexico is pleased to announce the publication of Detention Without Charge, a special report provides a detailed assessment of the use of arraigo as a prosecutorial mechanism in Mexico, as national and international organizations have...

January 8, 2015

We are pleased to announce the release of our latest Justice in Mexico News Monitor, covering the month of December 2014. The Justice in Mexico Project conducts original research, promotes public discourse, and informs public policies related...

January 5, 2015

Transparency International released it annual Corruption Perceptions Index in early December, and once again Mexico finds itself in the bottom half of nations worldwide. Mexico ranks 103rd out of 175 total countries, with a score of 35 out of a...

January 2, 2015

The Los Angeles Times report also found that there was no school, day care, or playground for the dozens of children that lived on the farm. Mothers had to create makeshift cribs out of netting to protect their babies from scorpions. The very...

December 28, 2014

12/28/14 - Transparency International released it annual Corruption Perceptions Index in early December, and once again Mexico finds itself in the bottom half of nations worldwide. Mexico ranks 103rd out of 175 total countries, with a score of...

December 12, 2014

Mexico City Police Chief Jesús Rodríguez Almeida resigned on Friday, December 5 on his two-year anniversary as the Chief of Mexico City’s Public Security (Seguridad Pública del Distro Federal, SPDF), having served since 2012. Although not...

December 11, 2014

President Enrique Peña Nieto announced on Thursday, November 27 his proposal for anew security planthat would include dissolving municipal police forces and placing them under state police, among other reforms that stimulate economic...

December 7, 2014

The Mexican government has released 11 people who were detained at a November 20 protest in Mexico City amid condemnation from within Mexico and around the world. Mexican universities and international human rights groups, including Amnesty...

December 7, 2014

Jorge Andrade also argued that the state and federal authorities were to blame for the activists’ deaths because they had not investigated the organized crime groups that had continuously threatened members of the collective. Luis Tapia...

December 4, 2014

The two-year anniversary of Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto’s election to office has been marred by protests throughout Mexico calling for his resignation. This coincides with the lowest approval rating of his presidency following the...