95 ABA Journal Mexico articles.
When countries lack the capacity to stop violence and corruption, and their legal and law enforcement systems lack the ability to hold perpetrators responsible, their people often have no other choice but to seek protection elsewhere.
Nov 1, 2019 4:10 AM CDT
Early this year, the Trump administration began forcing thousands of migrants seeking asylum to return to Mexico, to wait there for immigration court hearings that would decide whether they could…
Sep 20, 2019 1:00 PM CDT
• A San Antonio man sentenced to life in prison for dealing crack cocaine has been freed under the First Step Act, the criminal justice reform measure that reduces…
Aug 5, 2019 4:00 PM CDT
“Part of the whole point, I think, in the ABA making this opportunity available is so that people can talk about it to people who care what’s happening on the border but can’t go themselves,” says Mary Ryan, an environmental litigator at Nutter McClennen & Fish in Boston. “It will make you a better advocate.”
Jul 24, 2019 6:30 AM CDT
Metering has created further barriers of all kinds in the legal process, including barriers to finding a pro bono lawyer, to those lawyers’ ability to provide effective representation and even to notifying the immigrants of their hearings. Most concerning to immigrant rights advocates, it leaves immigrants so unsafe that they may be deterred from claiming asylum in the first place.
Jul 24, 2019 6:00 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to consider once again whether the family of a Mexican teen has an implied right to sue in U.S. courts for his fatal cross-border…
May 28, 2019 12:22 PM CDT
Apr 9, 2019 9:28 AM CDT
The Department of Homeland Security has announced that, beginning Friday, asylum-seekers at the San Ysidro port of entry are being sent back to Mexico to await asylum hearings.
Jan 25, 2019 12:06 PM CST
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Bullfighting is a hobby for James B. Pritikin, a divorce litigator who is a partner at Beermann Pritikin Mirabelli Swerdlove in Chicago.
Jan 1, 2018 3:40 AM CST
Could this be the end of out-of-town patent lawyers flocking to Marshall, Texas? They’ve become known for showing up in luxury cars, ordering catered gourmet meals for their trial war rooms and running up expensive hotel tabs. That’s the future some observers predict for the top destination for patent infringement lawsuits after a U.S. Supreme Court decision limited the venues where such suits may be filed.
Jul 1, 2017 1:35 AM CDT
A Mexican judge who presided in several legal challenges filed by lawyers for Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was shot and killed outside his home on Monday.
Judge Vicente Antonio Bermudez…
Oct 18, 2016 4:03 PM CDT
A GPS device stuck under the Range Rover of an Texas attorney directed assassins straight to him, the feds say.
But the small black box also pointed authorities to three…
Apr 29, 2016 10:45 AM CDT