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Impunity in Mexico: A Rising Concern
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Impunity in Mexico: A Rising Concern

The percentage of citizens reporting impunity as their most worrisome issue has been on the rise in Mexico. The number of those concerned about impunity more than doubled between 2012 and 2016, overtaking narco-trafficking at a time when the trend for corruption has also been on the rise.

Crime and Violence

Justice in Mexico released its most updated data on crime and violence in Mexico

Justice in Mexico, a research and public policy program based at the University of San Diego, created in 2016 a Data Center to make publicly available data and analysis to evaluate trends related to crime, …

Judicial Reform

Justicebarometer 2016: Perspectives on Mexico’s Criminal Justice System

04/13/17 – Justice in Mexico, a research and public policy program based at the University of San Diego, released the English version of the latest publication in the Justiciabarómetro series, Justiciabarómetro …

Mexico Peace Index 2017 Presentation at USD
Justice in Mexico

Mexico Peace Index 2017 Presentation

04/04/17-The Justice in Mexico Project, the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP), and the U.S.-Mexico Border Philanthropy Partnership are pleased to host a discussion for the release of the 2017 …

Drug Violence in Mexico 2017 report Cover
Crime and Violence

Drug Violence in Mexico: Data and Analysis Through 2016

Justice in Mexico, a research and public policy program based at the University of San Diego, released its 2017 special report entitled, “Drug Violence in Mexico: Data and Analysis Through 2016.” Drug Violence …

March 16, 2017. Mexican authorities report the son of Sinaloa Cartel leader "El Azul" escaped with four other cartel members from a Culiacán prison. Source: Daily Mail
Crime and Violence

Son of “El Azul” escaped prison with four other suspects

03/06/17 (written by Matteo Bucalossi) –  The son of “El Azul”, a top leader of the Sinaloa Cartel escaped from prison with four other drug suspects on March 16, 2017 in …

Cop cars at Tizupan Police Station
Crime and Violence

Organized crime-related incidents occur in Michoacán

03/06/17 (written by D. Blanchard and K. Heinle) – Michoacán has witnessed several events in early 2017 surrounding organized crime-related activity that have kept the state in the news. On …

Chilean attorney Leonardo Moreno leads a small group of UNAM law professors through an oral adversarial skills practice session.
Judicial Reform

Justice in Mexico inaugurates third year of oral adversarial training at UNAM Law School

3/2/17 (written by Ashley Ahrens-Víquez) Now in its third year, Justice in Mexico’s OASIS (Oral Adversarial Skill-Building Immersion Seminar) program just completed its first of three workshops providing oral advocacy training to law faculty and …

Dr. Sergio Aguayo, professor at the Colegio de México and journalist, currently facing a very grave threat to his freedom of expression and academic research under the Mexican judicial system.
Human Rights and Civil Society

Judicial Roulette: The current Mexican judicial system from a journalist’s perspective

The judicial system is designed to protect the powerful and to punish critics.

Head shot of Juan Francisco Patrón Sánchez
Crime and Violence

Alleged Beltrán Leyva Organization leaders among those killed in operation

 02/23/17 (written by Daphne Blanchard) – The alleged leader of the Betrán Leyva Organization (BLO) in Nayarit, Juan Francisco Patrón Sánchez, “El H2,” was killed in a clash with Mexican …

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