Reforming the Administration of Justice in Mexico (2007)

This important collection of essays on the Mexican criminal justice system features the works of several Justice in Mexico Project collaborators, including David A. Shirk, Alejandra Ríos Cázares, Guillermo Zepeda Lecuona, Sigrid Arzt and many others. From the book’s backcover: “This landmark study examines the challenges Mexico faces in reforming the administration of its justice system.

The contributors cover five key themes in Mexican justice reform: crime and criminology, policing and police reform, legal actors and judicial reform, civic mobilization and oversight in the justice system, and practical policy recommendations for future improvement of the justice system.”