Summary: Initiation Into The Mexican Mafia

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Initiation into the Mexican Mafia requires a vote of 3 current members to bring in a new member. Initiations can take place in prison or on the street (Mexican Mafia, 2008). New members are addressed as "Carnal"(slang for "Brother"). The same number of votes are required to kill an existing member, however voting is not required for a "Carnal" to kill an associate (Mexican Mafia, 2008). Mexican Mafia members have to follow rules and some of these rules include: holding oneself accountable, refrain from being an informant, refrain from being homosexual, have respect for female members of the community, respect all other members, and personal conflicts with fellow members must be left alone (Mexican Mafia, 2008). In prison, inmates are required
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