Implementing a National Prosecutor in Mexico
March 15, 2019 | Grantee Publications | Human Rights

In 2014, the revised Mexican Constitution established a National Prosecutor’s Office to be independent of the President and create a more trusted arm of justice in the country. A report from Due Process of Law Foundation and Washington Office on Latin America examines the law that governs the implementation of the National Prosecutor’s Office, recommending full enforcement of the law. But the MacArthur-supported report also highlights problems and opportunities for the transition, including that the National Prosecutor needs a clearer separation from the executive office and should enforce stronger public oversight.

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