Zamora on the death of Mexico’s No. 2 official

Stephen ZamoraThe death of Mexico’s Interior Secretary, Francisco Blake Mora, a key figure in Mexico’s war against drug cartels, has stunned the nation and sparked international concern on how his loss will affect Mexico’s battle on organized crime. Mora died Friday, Nov. 11 in a helicopter crash with seven others, including the pilot.

An expert on Mexican law and U.S.-Mexico relations, University of Houston Law Center Professor Stephen Zamora comments on the issue in an article on the CNN website. To read the entire article, click here.

Zamora is the Leonard B. Rosenberg Professor of Law. He teaches international banking law, international trade law, NAFTA, Mexican law, international business transactions, and contracts. He is the co-author of a treatise, Mexican Law, which was published in 2004, and has published numerous articles on subjects of international trade and international banking law. He also has served as an arbitrator in a governmental trade dispute under NAFTA Chapter 20.

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