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History of InfamyCrime, Truth, and Justice in Mexico$
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Pablo Piccato

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780520292611

Published to California Scholarship Online: January 2018

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520292611.001.0001

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From Transparency to Darkness

From Transparency to Darkness

Justice and Publicity in the Mirror of Criminal Juries

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(p.17) One From Transparency to Darkness
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History of Infamy
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Pablo Piccato

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University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520292611.003.0002

This chapter follows the history of criminal jury trials in Mexico City from their establishment in the late nineteenth century until their abolition in 1929. It focuses on the organization, legislation, and operation of the institution. It examines closely the trials of María del Pilar Moreno and José de León Toral, the murderer of president-elect Alvaro Obregón, and it places both in the context of contemporary politics.

Keywords:   Alvaro Obregón, cristeros, jury trials, justice, gender

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