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April, 2022

  • 29 April

    National Victim Rights Week Calls for Rights, Access, and Equity

    -Editorial Millions of Americans suffer the indignity of crime each year and may experience emotional, physical, psychological, and financial harm as a result of such crime. The Imperial County Board of Supervisors proclaimed the week of April 24 to April 30 as “National Crimes Victims Week” at their most recent …

  • 28 April

    Mario Vela Brings Passion and Talent to District Attorney’s Race

    -Editorial “Mario Vela for The People” Those are the words Deputy District Attorney Mario Vela proudly says when he goes before a judge in a courtroom representing the People of the State of California. At the early age of 31, Vela shows an extraordinary passion for the law and is …

  • 28 April

    Stop Russia, Stand Up with Ukraine

    By: Terry Ahtziry Cardenas Banda, attorney, social activist, philanthropist and law professor. Between tears, uncertainty and pain, a human rights tragedy is being experienced, with unfounded justifications, lack of evidence and with the international community against them, the Russian Federation continues to attack the rule of law of the Ukrainian …

  • 25 April

    Melissa Lucio’s Execution Delayed by Texas Criminal Court

    -Editorial Melissa Lucio has walked through hell grieving the loss of a daughter and trying to escape the death penalty that has knocked on her doors several times. Her time is running out and once again she has escaped death as she was scheduled to be executed on April 27. …

  • 22 April

    Imperial County Lawyers Association Welcomes U.S. District Ruth Bermudez Montenegro

    -Editorial For many girls in Imperial County, U.S. District Judge Ruth Bermudez Montenegro is the inspiration for what they can become in the future. Bermudez Montenegro is the first valley native to achieve that level, but certainly, she wouldn’t be the last. At a reception at the United States Courthouse …

  • 21 April

    Arrests Increase at The U.S.-Mexico Border

    -Editorial U.S. border authorities arrested 210,000 migrants attempting to cross the border with Mexico in March, the highest monthly total in two decades and underscoring challenges in the coming months for U.S. President Joe Biden. The March total is a 24% increase from the same month a year earlier when …

March, 2022

  • 28 March

    Comprehensive brand protection

    By: Jaime Israel Dávila Gómez, Attorney. Until a few years ago, the protection of a trademark in our country was related to both, the minds of entrepreneurs and to companies, with a single act: its registration before the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property (IMPI). Currently, due to the changes and …

  • 11 March

    New Attorneys Join the Imperial County District Attorney’s Office

    -Editorial Imperial County District Attorney Gilbert Otero has a few months left in office but he is not wasting time and is working to fill up his staff with qualified attorneys that advocate for the public. The office welcome six new Deputy District Attorneys that were sworn by Otero. They …

February, 2022

  • 25 February

    Josue Mercado Found Guilty of Misappropriation of Funds

    -Editorial Imperial County Auditor-Controller Josue Guadalupe Mercado was found guilty of misappropriating public funds at his trial. The jury declared him guilty on Feb. 24. He is scheduled to go before Judge Poli Flores next month to hear his sentencing which could go up to 4 years in prison. Upon …

  • 18 February

    George Marquez, promises to bring the law, order and justice people deserve

    -Editorial George Marquez is an attorney from Imperial Valley that has the respect of his peers and the community as a whole because of his character and humble personality that exudes confidence. With professional experience as a former prosecutor and now as a deputy public defender, Marquez has a unique …