Tag Archives: Luis Maria Aguilar

Mexico’s Supreme Court under Seige

OPINION By ALEJANDRO ENVILA FISHER The course taken by Mexico’s Supreme Court of Justice (SCJN) last week on the issue of preventive detention (pre-trial detention without bail) is one more example of how the country’s highest court has been tainted by politics and how its justices have abdicated their responsibility to politicians. The debate over the use of preventive detention,

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Zaldívar Misrepresents SCJN’s Vote on Electric Law’s Constitutionality

By KELIN DILLON Just days after Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s (AMLO) controversial electricity reform was blocked from passing in Mexico’s Chamber of Deputies, the constitutionality of his Electricity Industry Law (LIE) has now been called into question once again as it has been revealed that the head of the Supreme Court (SCJN), Arturo Zaldívarm incorrectly registered the votes

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