Constitutional reform barring the “automatic transfer” of Mexico’s Attorney General to the new National Prosecutor’s Office: Important but insufficient to create a better institution

September 6, 2018

Barring the “automatic transfer” of Mexico’s current attorney general to the new National Prosecutor’s Office is a positive step forward, but additional constitutional and legal reforms are needed to guarantee the new institution’s ability to effectively prosecute crimes, reduce corruption and impunity, and ensure that the first national prosecutor is free from political influence.


Read the statement here.