Mexico’s sweeping justice reform takes effect

Financial Times – As of last weekend, Mexico’s quasi-medieval inquisitorial system that jurists say has long relied on trumped-up charges and confessions beaten out of suspects is officially gone. In its place come oral trials open to the public, with cross-examination and a new reliance on evidence under a constitutional reform approved in 2008.

https://next.ft.com/content/06c4fdde-345a-11e6-8825-ef265530038e

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *