National Autonomous University of Mexico
John Ackerman is Professor of Law at the National Autonomous University of Mexico and Editor-in-Chief of the Mexican Law Review. He is a columnist for both Proceso magazine and La Jornada newspaper.
TALKING POINT The President of Mexico will not be at the White House this week as planned.
Jan. 30, 2017from To the Point
Outrage over corruption in Mexico reached new heights this weekend, after authorities announced that drug-gang hitmen had confessed to murdering 43 students who went missing in…
Nov. 12, 2014from To the Point
In 2009, President Obama promised comprehensive immigration reform, but his first term saw record numbers of deportations.
Jan. 7, 2013from Which Way, L.A.?
... there's a lot to discuss after last night's Democratic presidential debate.
Sep. 13from Left, Right & Center
Burning Man is supposed to be a safe space. But the culture has allowed predators to roam free without punishment.
Aug. 27from KCRW Features
Your questions about impeachment, and more
Aug. 7from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
And more fallout from Jeffrey Epstein’s death
Aug. 21from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
Nearly 200 years ago, the Cherokee Nation signed a treaty with the United States. The result? They were forcibly removed from the Southeastern part of the U.S. to Oklahoma.
Sep. 6from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The communities of Gilroy, El Paso and Dayton are recovering after attackers shot and killed at least 34 people and injured dozens more. Erroll Southers, Director of Homegrown…
Aug. 9from KCRW Features
The Trump administration tried to bury a report showing that it's water use plans for California would decimate a unique species of salmon.
Aug. 22from KCRW Features
In 1950, America had the richest middle class in the world, but now U.S. workers face wage stagnation and historic wealth inequality.
Sep. 12from To the Point
Accused child sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein apparently killed himself over the weekend. He was in the secure housing unit in a Manhattan jail.
Aug. 12from Press Play with Madeleine Brand