The Academic and Scientific Integrity Committee of the Faculty of Higher Studies of UNAM, Aragon will begin its detailed analysis graduate thesis In response to the recent complaint of plagiarism issued by the media, Minister Yasmin Esquivel Latin,
In a statement published on its Facebook page this Thursday, the organization also assured that it would review the circumstances of the case and take action. Strict adherence to university rules,
Esquivel studied law in Fes Aragón and obtained his degree in 1987, however, as a journalist Latin points out that the thesis submitted by the minister to obtain the degree is the thesis defended by the graduate Edgar Ulysses Baez Gutierrez A year ago in law school.
The author of the investigation, Guillermo Sheridan, also accuses the thesis advisor, Martha Rodriguez OrtizFrom complicity in fraud Since she was in charge of directing the graduation process of both interns. “This means that this was not only plagiarism, but an act of corruption,” he said.
Esquivel denied plagiarism and responded to the allegations with a letter signed by Rodríguez Ortiz in which the teacher assured that he had directed over 500 undergraduate theses and guaranteed the originality of the research.
“This is not plagiarism, as falsely and inaccurately indicated by the published column,” wrote the advisor.
Why is the charge against Yasmin Esquivel important?
The controversy erupted a week and a half before the full session of the Supreme Court to define its next leader.
Esquivel is one of the ministers vying for the post Norma Pina, Alfredo Gutierrez Ortiz Mena, Javier Lenez and Alberto Pérez Dayan, Whoever wins will replace Minister Arturo Zalidvar, who ends his term on December 31.
Who is Minister Yasmin Esquivel?
Yasmín Esquivel Mossa has over 35 years of experience as a public servant, participating in all three levels of government, He has worked in the judicial field for the last 22 years.
In February 2019, he was proposed by President Andrés Manuel López Obrador as Minister of the Supreme Court of the Nation and confirmed by the Senate of the Republic. Minister number 11 in the history of the organ,
In 2021, she was appointed President of the Second Chamber of the Supreme Court of the Nation for the term 2021–2022 and as the representative of that Court before the Inter-Institutional Committee for Gender Equality of the Judiciary of the Federation.
Internationally, she was elected as a member of the XXI edition of the Permanent Commission on Gender and Access to Justice. Ibero-American Judicial SummitThe body he represents within the Coordinating and Monitoring Commission.
- so law degree from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM).
- He has done Diploma in Government and Public Administration from National Institute of Public Administration.
- Studied at the Universidad Panamericana, specializing in administrative, fiscal law and the Mexican financial system.
- Master in Administration of Educational Institutions and PhD in Law from the University of Anahuac in agreement with the Complutense University of Madrid.