Broadcast Journalism & Media Management
University of Miami School of Communication
5100 Brunson Drive
Coral Gables, FL 33146
For centuries, Mexico has been a most vivid reflection of the Latin American legal blend, a continental mix of indigenous, colonial, and republican regulatory traditions. Although notably a Civil Law system, no one should be surprised to find ancient Mesoamerican roots clashing or coexisting with contemporary Hispanic and Anglo-American influences in this country.1 Accordingly, as in its libel history, the Mexican legal heritage is complex ...