Judicial Reform

Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 06:42
Mexico's judiciary says it is investigating possible links to drug traffickers for a federal judge who ordered the release of a son of since captured drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 - 07:52
La ponencia de Alberto Rojas propone que desmovilizados de las guerrillas y los paramilitares e incluso agentes del Estado condenados puedan participar en política, siempre y cuando cumplan ciertas exigencias.
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 - 07:46
The bill explicitly assigns to military courts the crimes for which false positive cases are currently pursued by civilian prosecutors.
Monday, July 7, 2014 - 11:54
Rebels initially blamed the army for the El Aguacate massacre. But several years after a peace accord ended the war in 1996, a United Nations truth commission determined that rebels were responsible.
Tuesday, July 1, 2014 - 09:40
The lawyers of Jose Misael Cisneros, alias "Medio Millon," have filed for his release as prosecutors have failed to bring a case against him since he was arrested over two years ago.
Thursday, June 26, 2014 - 12:41
An examination of how countries around the world affected by civil war or internal conflict have approached justice
Thursday, June 26, 2014 - 08:46
The African Union wants to set up a new court to try really serious crimes like war crimes, crimes against humanity, etc. There’s only one catch, but it’s a big one: in the draft protocol up for discussion, African heads of state and senior government officials are immune from prosecution.
Thursday, June 26, 2014 - 06:37
Si bien en 12 sentencias de Justicia y Paz se reconoce a 2.433 víctimas de las Autodefensas Unidas de Colombia (AUC), las otras tuvieron que ser reparadas con dinero del Estado.
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 - 11:08
La Procuraduría General de la República (PGR) pretende evadir su responsabilidad en los abusos cometidos contra Jacinta Francisco, Alberta Alcántara y Teresa González, las tres indígenas otomíes que obtuvieron sentencias favorables.
Friday, June 20, 2014 - 06:50
Under the new norm, courts are also obligated to assume the credibility of a victim's testimony and state investigators are required to make serious efforts to find evidence proving the crime occurred.