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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

September, 2023

August, 2023

  • 11 August

    Calexico Man Accused of Sexual Battery Sentenced to 7 Years of Prison

    -Editorial On August 1, 2023, Defendant Nicholas Hernandez Oceguera was sentenced to seven (7) years in State Prison for a felony violation of Penal Code sections 287(c)(2)(A) (forcible oral copulation) and 243.4(a) (sexual battery by restraint). On approximately September 22, 2021, Jane Doe #1 went to the defendant’s home to …

July, 2023

  • 27 July

    Artists without Contracts

    By: Jaime Israel Davila Gomez, Attorney-at-Law. In Mexico, there is a lack of legal awareness in many areas, and the artistic and creative life is no exception. In my experience, most of the legal issues faced by artists and authors could have been avoided with fairly simple contracts that were …

  • 21 July

    ICLA’s Summer Social and Networking Event in El Centro Unites Local Lawyers in Pursuit of Justice and Camaraderie

    -Editorial In the realm of justice and advocacy, lawyers stand as unwavering champions for their clients, diligently safeguarding their rights and interests while adeptly navigating the complexities of legal strategies and adherence to laws. In their continuous pursuit of fostering a robust and well-connected legal community, the Imperial County Lawyer’s …

  • 10 July

    USCIS Debuts Online Biometric Appointment Rescheduling

    -Editorial On June 28, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services launched a new self-service tool that allows applicants for benefits and their attorneys and accredited representatives to reschedule most biometric services appointments in advance of the appointment date. The introduction of this tool is another way USCIS is improving …

  • 6 July

    Imperial County District Attorney Reports on Jesse Parra Case

    -Editorial On June 29, 2023, Defendant Jesse Parra plead to 1 count of PC 487(d)(2), grand theft of a firearm, a strike crime, and 1 count of PC 496d(a) (receiving stolen property, motor vehicle), and was sentenced on 6/26/23 to 6 years 4 months in state prison. Defendant Abel Antu …

June, 2023

  • 27 June

    Public Domain and Copyright

    By: Jaime Israel Davila Gomez, Attorney. When it comes to copyright, the term “public domain” refers to works that, due to the passage of time and applicable laws, have lost their protection and no longer belong exclusively to an individual or company. In this case, such works can be used …

May, 2023

  • 22 May

    Imperial County District Attorney Participates in a Binational Meeting

    -Editorial In a historic first meeting, the District Attorneys from Mexico and the United States met to discuss collaboration so that justice can be served on both sides of the border.   On May 16, 2023, the San Diego County District Attorney San Diego, Summer Stephen hosted a historic meeting bringing …

  • 12 May

    Flowing Across Borders: Navigating Binational Water Disputes between Mexico and the US

    Special contribution by: Flor de Jazmin Fierro Silva, Ph.D. Candidate in Public Administration, Master’s Degree in Corporate Law, and Specialist in Business and Constitutional Law, in collaboration with Terry Ahtziry Cardenas Banda, Corporate Attorney, Internationalist, Law Professor, Social Activist, and Philanthropist. The Growing Significance of Water Resources and Binational Cooperation …

  • 11 May

    Intellectual Property and Artificial Intelligence

    By: Jaime Israel Davila Gomez, Attorney. The rapid proliferation of artificial intelligence (AI) tools in recent years has resulted in the generation of various forms of content, including images, texts, videos, and songs. This content is utilized and exploited by those who employ these tools, often within the context of …