Center for U.S. and Mexican Law

Mission Statement

The Center’s principal goals are:

  • to improve understanding in the United States of Mexican laws and legal institutions, and to improve understanding in Mexico of U.S. laws and legal institutions;
  • to study Mexican laws and legal institutions, with the goal of providing independent, objective analysis of the development of Mexican laws and legal systems;
  • to undertake independent research and educational programs to further the development of laws and policies that will improve U.S. – Mexico relations;
  • to promote cross-border education of law students, lawyers,  judges and other professionals from Mexico and the United States;
  • to promote cross-border understanding and cooperation in North America generally, including understanding of Canadian law and cooperation with Canadian institutions.