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Mexico

101 ABA Journal Mexico articles.

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…

Immigrant Crackdown, But More Temps

Updated: An effort to get Congress to pass an immigration bill promoted by the White House failed this year. So the executive branch is trying again.

An enhanced program of…

Mexico City Jails OK Gay Conjugal Visits

Accepting the recommendation of a human rights commission, Mexico City has begun to allow conjugal visits between gay inmates.

Such visits are commonly allowed for opposite-sex couples, even when they…

Border Courts Swamped With Felonies

Federal courts along the border with Mexico are swamped with immigration-related felony cases, the Associated Press reports.

Judges in New Mexico had the heaviest caseload, handling 397…

Foreign Turf

Human Rights Suits Against Corporations Hinge on How Open the Door Is