Mexico

96 ABA Journal Mexico articles.

Milbank Corporate & Securities Leader Takes Team to Dewey, Where He Will Head Latin America Practice

The head of the Latin America practice group at Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy is taking a team of lawyers to Dewey & LeBoeuf, where he will serve in a…

Judge Order May Remove Acclaimed Film on Mexico’s Flawed Justice System from Mexican Theaters

A critically lauded documentary on Mexico’s corrupt justice system may be pulled from theaters after a federal judge received a complaint from a disgruntled witness who appears in the film.

Thomson Reuters Rolls Out ‘Mexican Legal Dictionary’ App
US Citizen, 14, Charged in Mexico as Alleged Drug Cartel Assassin, Could Get 3 Years in Prison

A 14-year-old United States citizen has been charged with homicide by Mexican prosecutors for allegedly serving as an assassin for a drug cartel.

The teen, who is identified only as…

Given Choice of ‘Silver or Lead,’ Lawyer Serving as Mayor of Mexican City, Like Many Others, Is Dead

A successful, idealistic Mexican lawyer who was elected to serve as mayor of Santiago in November 2009 didn’t last a year in office before he was kidnapped and killed, allegedly…

Is Web Shame Game Too Tough on Some Defendants?

Internationally vilified for tossing a cat into a trash can, in an act captured by a surveillance camera–and then identified after footage was posted online–a British woman was fined about…

Drug Tunnel Led from Mexico to Nogales, Ariz., Metered Parking Space, Authorities Say

A 13-foot drug tunnel discovered this week led from the Mexican side of a border fence to a metered parking space in downtown Nogales, Ariz., authorities say.

There vehicles with…

Justia Launches Legal Portal for Mexico

Late last month, U.S. legal portal Justia launched a companion portal for Mexico: Justia México.

The portal provides access to Mexican federal and state laws, including the…

Bullfighter Bolts From Ring, Is Arrested in Apparent Breach-of-Contract Case
Jun 15, 2010 8:32 PM CDT

US Helped Mexico Nab High-Profile Suspect in 100s of Grisly Drug Slayings

Cutting-edge electronic surveillance is being credited for the arrest of a second major drug figure in Mexico in less than a month, marking a potential new direction in a bloody…

AG Says 303 Arrested in 19-State Raid of Most Violent Mexican Drug Cartel

A total of 303 people have been arrested over the past two days in coordinated raids in 19 states and large amounts of drugs and cash have been seized concerning…

Mexican President Replaces AG Who Fought Drug Cartels

Mexican President Felipe Calderon has replaced his attorney general who fought the drug cartels and replaced him with a little-known lawyer who has worked as a state and federal prosecutor.

Fed’l Judge Dismisses Big Drug Case, Calls DOJ Misconduct Issue Moot

Perhaps seeing the handwriting on the wall, the U.S. Department of Justice asked a federal judge to dismiss a major drug case with prejudice, and the judge has agreed.

Friday’s…

Lawyer for Suspected Drug Kingpins Is Murdered; 2nd Such Killing in 1 Month

For the second time in less than a month, a Mexican lawyer who represented high-profile drug suspects has been murdered in an execution-style attack.

Americo Delgado, 81, was ambushed by…

US Indicts 43 in Alleged $5.8B Drug Ring

As Mexican officials today announced the apparent assassination of the presiding legislator of the drug-plagued state of Chilpancingo, United States officials, including U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, announced the indictment…

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