Mexico City. Four days after the journalistic version of the plagiarism of her thesis to qualify as a lawyer, Yasmin Esquivel, Minister of the Supreme Court of the Nation, set out a public position in which she “clearly and vigorously” alleged plagiarism. piracy dismissed; He claims to be the originator of the material in his thesis that he began to elaborate and review in 1985 and affirms that the information is only intended to influence the succession process for the presidency of the nation’s highest court. saying that he would fight for it. it.
For the minister, the central purpose of airing this version is “to interfere with a process that is the sole responsibility of the ministers of the nation’s highest court. The purpose of this perverse campaign is to influence public opinion and the sentiment of those who Decisions must be made in this election. Which is confusing, because they are aware of the constant attacks trying to change internal decisions.”
In his letter, in which he did not explain why it took him so long to speak, Esquivel states that he “has an obligation to publicly condemn this unwarranted attempt, based on lies and defamation, to influence the next election.” Intends” SCJN President.
Affirming his determination to contest for the post of president of the court amid a controversy over the originality of his graduation thesis, the minister said he has always sought the consolidation of a “more efficient, modern and independent” judicial power of the Union . real powers and interests. Therefore, I will continue to fight to strengthen a true rule of law and next January 2nd I will demand with my resolution that SCJN be headed by a woman for the first time in the history of our country.
Through a document circulated on his Twitter account, when claiming the originality of the document – which according to versions is the same as that of Edgar Ulysses Báez Gutierrez – he refers that both his thesis directors, Martha Rodríguez Ortiz and Hugo Italo Morales, Joe directed the first seminar on the right to work and social security at the UNAM Law School, supporting his originality.
“None of the academics who participated in the process of preparing my thesis, nor the undersigned, were contacted to verify and compare published information, which constitutes a lack of journalistic ethics and professionalism”
He thought it appropriate for UNAM to initiate a review process to analyze it on the basis of university law. “I confirm my willingness to cooperate with the university authorities in the process and thereby determine the responsibilities. I am interested to be the first to fully clarify this situation and confirm the truth, for now I have denounced the alleged plagiarism of my thesis project before the concerned prosecutor’s office.