In the last years the number of women in the legal professions in Mexico has sharply increased. At the present the number of women and men graduated from law schools in Mexico is practically the same. In spite of this steep increase of women’s presence in the legal professions, the higher positions in the judicial organizations’ hierarchies remain dominated by men. For instance, according to the 2020 census, 83.3% of the circuit judges are men while only 17.3% are women. Vertical segregation by gender continues to evident. This paper explores the reproduction and survival of gender discrimination patterns in law firms and the Federal Judiciary with original data form a survey to 871 lawyers and members of the judiciary.
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