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98 ABA Journal Mexico articles.

World Court Orders U.S. to Halt Five Texas Executions

The International Court of Justice has ordered the United States to halt the executions of five Mexicans on death row in Texas. But will Texas comply?

The tribunal also known…

Mexico to Amp Up War on Drugs By Doubling Federal Police

In an effort to control increasingly violent conflict between Mexican authorities and the drug traffickers on whom the country’s president has declared war, the government is planning to double the…

Dual-Degrees Fill Need for Lawyers Versed in Multiple Legal Systems

From his office at Butzel Long’s Detroit headquarters, lawyer Richard Rassel can watch the massive 18-wheel trucks driving across the Ambassador Bridge from Michigan into Windsor, Ontario, Canada.

Most of…

The Forgotten

Iraqis who helped American soldiers are being slaughtered. A small band of U.S. lawyers is fighting to save their lives.

What Should a Judge Do When Child Custody and Immigration Rules Clash?

If Carlos Alvarado is deported to Mexico, he loses the ability to see his 10-year-old son on a regular basis. Plus, in all likelihood, he won’t be able to pay…

Another Top Cop is Murdered in Mexico

In a murder that apparently may relate to the assassination last month of another top Mexican police official at his Mexico City home, a senior police official and a bodyguard…

Mexico Asks World Court to Halt Five U.S. Executions

Mexico asked the World Court today to issue a stay to halt the executions of five of its citizens in the United States.

Mexico contends the five prisoners were not…

Illegal Aliens on I.C.E.

Tougher immigration enforcement tactics spur challenges

Are Criminals Winning the Mexican Drug War?

The number of people who have died in an ongoing effort by the Mexican government to crack down on the country’s drug dealers now substantially exceeds the number of U.S.…

Top Mexican Police Official Murdered at Home in Latest Drug-Related Killing

Edgar Millan Gomez, the national coordinator for Mexico’s anti-drug trafficking enforcement efforts, was assassinated inside his home early this morning.

He was the No. 3 man in Mexico’s Public Safety…

Kidnappings for Ransom in Mexico—and the US—Are Up Significantly

Kidnappings for ransom are reportedly way up in Mexico, and even spilling into nearby U.S. areas, as gangs try to avoid greatly increased anti-drug trafficking enforcement there and obtain more…

6 Slain at Mexican Law Firm, 7th Victim Dies Later

Updated: In what may be a drug-related killing, six people, including at least three lawyers, were reportedly murdered yesterday at a law firm in Guadalajara, Mexico. Two women were seriously…

Mainstream Musicians Murdered in Mexican Drug Violence

A wave of violence in Mexico involving warring drug gangs has now apparently targeted several well-known musicians with no known ties to the organized-crime groups, sparking increased concern that no…

Mexico: Our Soldiers Raped & Tortured

A human rights commission run by the Mexican government has reportedly accused some of the country’s own soldiers of rape and torture and recommended that the Mexican army be removed…

Mexico, US Lawyers Trade Offices

In a new program at O’Melveny & Myers, an associate from the mega-firm has traded places for three months with a counterpart from a 22-lawyer Mexico City firm with an…

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