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Friday, July 24, 2009

Justice in the Rough As a border town becomes a murder capital, Mexico pushes for dramatic rule-of-law changes

http://www.abajournal.com/magazine/justice_in_the_rough

Justice in the Rough

As a border town becomes a murder capital, Mexico pushes for dramatic rule-of-law changes

July 2009 Issue

By Allen Pusey

In the early morning hours of May 17, 2008, Willy Moya had just closed the V-Bar, one of several popular nightspots he owned in the Pronaf section of Ciudad Juarez, when a couple of friends wandered in and told him they were hungry. Moya decided he could use a bite, so he offered to send one of his bodyguards out for pizza.


http://www.abajournal.com/magazine/justice_in_the_rough

Wednesday, July 22, 2009