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When Judges Threaten Constitutional Governance: Evidence from Mexico

—Mariana Velasco-Rivera, National University of Ireland Maynooth, School of Law and Criminology; Co-Editor, IACL Blog. Twitter: @marisconsin. [Editor’s Note: This is one of our ICONnect columns. For more on our 2022 columnists, see here.] The literature on democratic erosion and democratic backsliding has documented how political leaders around the world seek to use mechanisms of (formal and

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Published on June 16, 2022
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The (un)Certain Path Towards the Legalization of Marijuana in Mexico

–Mariana Velasco Rivera, LL.M. ’15 and J.S.D. Candidate, Yale Law School On Wednesday, November 4, the First Chamber of the Mexican Supreme Court issued what has been described as an irreversible step towards the legalization of the recreational use of marijuana. In an individual constitutional complaint (Juicio de Amparo), the First Chamber found in favor

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Published on November 16, 2015
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