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...

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...