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Noticias legales, percepciones y tips legales dados por expertos en el ámbito legal para ayudar a la comunidad binacional a mantenerse informada sobre los temas legales más recientes que son enteramente definidos por noticias legales significativas locales, regionales, nacionales y de alrededor del mundo

October, 2018

  • 14 October

    DACA Program Will Remain…. For Now

    By: Jacob Sapochnick, Attorney On Friday, August 31, 2018, Texas District Judge Andrew Hanen declined to issue a preliminary injunction that would have put a stop to the DACA program immediately. As we previously reported, the fate of the DACA program now rests in Judge Hanen’s hands, who is currently …

  • 10 October

    In Pursuit of Justice

    By: Ellie Burgueño When you think about the word “justice”, what comes to your mind? One of the Merriam-Western dictionary definitions of justice is conformity to truth, fact, or reason: CORRECTNESS, and it also says that justice is the maintenance or administration of what is just especially by the impartial adjustment of …

  • 2 October

    Legal instruments to protect women against violence-Part II

    Part II Any kind of violence is illegal. By: Terry Ahtziry Cardenas Banda, attorney and law professor. The United States of America was one of the first countries in which women’s movements emerged fighting for their rights. In 1848 there was the first meeting of women activists in the city …

September, 2018

  • 25 September

    District Attorney’s Office Gives Mid-Year Report on Domestic Violence Cases

    -Editorial Domestic violence is a sensitive issue that needs to be addressed in the Imperial Valley and the current partnership between the Imperial County District Attorneys Office and WomanHaven is the combination that gives victims hope during their darkest moments. Earlier this year, the Imperial County District Attorney’s office received …

  • 18 September

    Legal Instruments to Protect Women from Violence

    Part I. Mexico By: Terry Ahtziry Cardenas Banda, attorney, and former professor. 66.1% of women in Mexico have experienced at least one episode of violence. Violence against women is on the rise in Mexico, despite the enactment of different laws to protect women. It is of great importance to keep …

August, 2018

July, 2018

  • 28 July

    Children’s disappearances in a deficient system

    By: Terry Ahtziry Cardenas Banda, attorney, and former professor. Children’s and adolescents that disappeared in Mexico stand a difficult chance to be found if impunity and corruption continue to exist in the Mexican system. Since the disappearance of the forty-three young students from the Normal Rural of Ayotzinapa “Raúl Isidro …

June, 2018

  • 16 June

    Children’s Rights in the electronic revolution

    By: Terry Ahtziry Cardenas Banda, attorney, and former professor. The definition of child under the US and Mexican laws is generally anyone under the age of eighteen. Each year around the world there are more than two million children suffering from commercial sexual exploitation and the number is even higher …

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