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A Conversation between US-Mexican jurists: February 6, 2016, 430p-530p

The Section of International Law’s and its Mexico Committee will host a conversation February 6, 2016 between US-Mexican jurists seasoned in rule of law work and the role of international law …

Crime and Violence

Mexico ranks poorly in WJP’s Rule of Law Index™

01/24/16 (written by kheinle) — Mexicans have long been frustrated with the government’s perceived inability and ineffectiveness in upholding the rule of law. This oftentimes results in civilians taking the law into …

Crime and Violence

The legal battle over El Chapo’s potential extradition

01/23/16 (written by kheinle) — Just two weeks after the January 8th arrest of the world’s most wanted drug lord, Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, in the Mexican state of Sinaloa, …

Crime and Violence

Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán Loera Recaptured by Mexican Marines

1/8/16 (written by rkuckertz and lcalderon) – According to a late-morning announcement from President Enrique Peña Nieto’s Twitter feed, Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán Loera, the Sinaloa cartel druglord recently made …

Crime and Violence

Mexican Mayor Assassinated One Day After Taking Office

01/06/15 (written by kheinle) – The newly inaugurated mayor of Temixco, Gisela Mota, was gunned down in her home in Morelos on Saturday, January 2, just one day after being …

Judicial Reform

New Criminal Justice System: Implementation review through end of 2015

States throughout Mexico have less than six months to implement the New Criminal Justice System (Nuevo Sistema de Justicia Penal, NSJP).

Judicial Reform

OECD calls for stronger judicial reform in Mexico

12/24/15 (written by kheinle) — The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) urged Mexico to continue improving and implementing its judicial reform system. The OECD’s push comes as Mexico …

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Crime and Violence

New Publications by Justice in Mexico

12/18/15 (written by msmith) –  As the year comes to an end, Justice in Mexico is pleased to announce the publications of three new working papers. From examining Mexico’s War …

Family members demand justice and answers for 43 missing students.
Crime and Violence

New Investigations for the 43 missing Ayotzinapa Students

12/09/15 (written by alagorio)- On December 1st, parents of the missing forty-three Ayotzinapa students lifted the protest camp at the capital. The decision came after the Interior Department announced the creation of a new specialized investigation unit. For more than a year the parents did not accept the original government conclusions in the case.

Eduardo Martínez Martínez, Diego Manrique Azzolini, and Brenda Montes de Oca Acatitla prepare for the final case argued in the National University Criminal Litigation Competition in Argentina.
Justice in Mexico

OASIS Participants Earn 2nd Place in Argentina’s International Moot Court Competition

12/10/15 (written by msmith) – A team of OASIS workshop and study trip participants, Eduardo Martínez Martínez, Diego Manrique Azzolini, Brenda Montes de Oca Acatitla, and Axel Valverde Andalón, from …

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