Border Crosser Shot in Back by Patrol

Dec 13, 2011 By: Jury Verdicts

Rodriguez v. United States of America (S.D. Cal.) Man attempting to cross border killed by patrol agent; $40K settlement 2010 WL 3454114 Settlement Summary

Mexican man sues Chipotle Mexican Grill for discrimination

May 12, 2011 By: Jeremy Byellin

A man who wasn’t allowed to purchase beer at Chipotle because his Mexican passport wasn’t deemed acceptable is now claiming that a human rights violation.

Cinco de Mayo: An American celebration for a Mexican victory

May 5, 2011 By: Jeremy Byellin

Cinco de Mayo, commemorating Mexico’s victory over the invading French, has more significance to the U.S. than to Mexico, and in many ways.

Westlaw Jury Verdict of the Week: Man Killed During Arrest for Illegal Border Crossing

Apr 5, 2011 By: Jury Verdicts

The Estate of Gerardo Valentinez v. United States of America (U.S.D.C., S.D. Cal.) Family settles wrongful death claim for $300K 2010 WL

New iPhone app puts Mexican legal terms within reach

Nov 22, 2010 By: Legal Solutions

If your clients do business in Mexico, you should never be without Jorge Vargas’s Mexican Legal Dictionary, now available as a mobile app for the iPhone.

Today in 1836: Sam Houston sworn in as the first president of Texas

Oct 22, 2010 By: Legal Solutions

After Texas joined the Union in 1845, Houston was elected governor of Texas, and he used the office to campaign against seccession – to no avail.