1. The Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation is the highest court in the land, functioning as the constitutional court of Mexico. The first Constitution of independent Mexico, of 1824, provided for the creation of a Supreme Court, following to some extent the model of the US Constitution. However, it was not until the Constitution of 1857 that the Supreme Court of Mexico started to function with some measure of stability. Jaime Cárdenas Gracia has described the different stages in the evolution of Mexico’s Supreme Court in the following way (Cárdenas 173): 2....
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