January 13, 2020

There were 127 homicides reported on December 1, 2019 in Mexico, the deadliest day of the year. Source: Gobierno de México. 01/12/20 (written by kheinle) – Mexico’s New Criminal Justice System (Nuevo Sistema de Justicia Penal, NSJP)...

December 28, 2019

12/29/19 (written by kheinle) – Mexico’s New Criminal Justice System (Nuevo Sistema de Justicia Penal, NSJP) has been in effect for well over three years, but each state’s implementation and effective functioning of the system varies widely....

December 25, 2019

Guanajuato continues to be one of the most violent states in Mexico. A recent string of 13 police officers killed in just 11 days highlighted Guanajuato’s ongoing challenges with crime and violence.  Police Under Attack ...

December 19, 2019

Former Secretary of Public Security giving a speech during his tenure. Photo: The Associated Press, Alexandre Meneghini. Mexico’s former Secretary of Public Security, Genaro García Luna, was arrested in Dallas, Texas on Monday, December 9....

November 22, 2019

One of the vehicles seen here, torched from the ambush. Photo: Meghan Dhaliwal, The New York Times. 11/22/19 (written by T McGinnis) - On November 4, 2019, nine members of a local Mormon family were killed in a cartel-related ambush in...

November 20, 2019

collected in the North of Mexico between October 2014 and January 2015, this paper shows how violent practices serve different purposes, which indicates the need for different strategies to tackle them. Figure 3. Participants’ Former Roles...

November 8, 2019

11/05/19 (Written by T McGinnis) - On October 17th, heavy fighting erupted in the Mexican city of Culiacán, Sinaloa after security forces detained Ovidio Guzmán López, the son of the jailed drug lord Joaquín "El Chapo"...

October 1, 2019

10/01/19 - Justice in Mexico at the University of San Diego is pleased to report that due to the generosity of the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, the Oral Adversarial...

August 22, 2019

The same day as Nava’s death, another journalist was murdered in Veracruz. On August 2, Jorge Celestino Ruiz Vázquez, was shot dead in Actopán, making him the third journalist killed in just four days. Ruiz worked as a correspondent for...

August 20, 2019

Mexico City Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum drew a fine line in addressing the events at the women's march. Sheinbaum, the capital’s first elected female mayor, pledged in July to eliminate violence against women, also known as femicide. She then...