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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

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 …

May, 2018

  • 27 May

    Unfair Domestic Violence Laws in California

    -Editorial They say that behind every Domestic Violence case there’s always something hidden, or a true story. But in these type of cases how can a prosecutor know the truth, the real truth? Is the legal system prepared enough to find out the truth? Do they have the means or …

  • 25 May

    CAN REPORTERS BE HELD LIABLE FOR SLANDERING OR HARASSING POLITICAL CANDIDATES?

    By: Veronica Henderson, Attorney. On June 5, 2018, there will be an election to choose judges, utility district directors, and many other important government officials. During this election season, news reporters have taken great liberty to accuse political candidates of many bad behaviors, including tax fraud and misuse of taxpayer …

  • 25 May

    Challenges of Human Rights

    By: Terry Ahtziry Cardenas Banda, attorney and former professor. Modern human rights treaties present several challenges for the U.S. constitutional system. The first challenge concerns substance, human rights treaty provisions are sometimes in tension with either constitutionally guaranteed rights (like the First Amendment) or well settled and democratically popular practices …

  • 8 May

    DOJ and DHS Decide to Forcibly Separate Families and Prosecute Asylum Seekers

    WASHINGTON, DC – The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Department of Justice (DOJ) announced new efforts that will result in forcible separation of vulnerable families seeking protection in the United States under U.S. law. AILA Executive Director Benjamin Johnson responded: “It is a gross injustice that DOJ and DHS …

  • 6 May

    Human Rights in Mexico

    By: Terry Ahtziry Cardenas Banda, attorney and former professor. The safeguarding of human dignity and the observance of human rights is an essential characteristic of a democratic state under the rule of law which gives meaning to the concepts of individual freedom and mutual respect. An international human rights institution …

  • 2 May

    Non-partisan DA Candidate Forum is sponsored in San Diego

    ACLU Foundation of San Diego and Imperial Counties, League of Women Voters of San Diego, Thomas Jefferson School of Law and California Western School of Law Sponsor Non-partisan DA Candidate Forum Candidates for San Diego County District Attorney to take audience questions at moderated forum SAN DIEGO, CA | May …

April, 2018

  • 27 April

    USCIS to Begin Using More Secure Mail Delivery Service

    WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced today that the agency will begin phasing in use of the U.S. Postal Service’s (USPS) Signature Confirmation Restricted Delivery service to mail Green Cards and other secure documents beginning April 30, 2018. The first phase will affect documents that need to be re-mailed …

  • 25 April

    SHOULD JUDGES BE ELECTED?

    By: Veronica Henderson, Attorney On June 5, 2018, an election will take place, and registered voters will be asked to select who should be the next Governor of the State of California. In addition to this important political position, voters will be asked to select non-political professionals, specifically judges in …

March, 2018

  • 30 March

    ARMING OUR EDUCATORS: IS IT EVER A GOOD IDEA?

    By: Veronica Henderson, Attorney at Law Given the proliferation of violence in the schools, especially the number of mass shootings that have occurred, such as the one in Florida, the question has arisen as to whether we should arm our teachers and other school officials. After all, no one wants …

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