Administration of Justice

Report of Justice

Presents a brief overview of the judicial system and procedures.

Secretaria Nacional de Justiça
(Ministry of Justice)

Explains the history and services of the Ministry of Justice, in addition to providing links to other agencies. In Portuguese.


Departamento Penitenciário Nacional - DEPEN
(National Prison Department)

Includes extensive pages on the institutional structure of Brazil's prisons, links to related organizations and agencies, and publications of the department. 

Corruption & Fraud

Cybercrime Legislation - Country Profile

These profiles have been prepared within the framework of the Council of Europe’s Project on Cybercrime in view of sharing information on cybercrime legislation and assessing the current state of implementation of the Convention on Cybercrime under national legislation.

Drugs & Alcohol

Secretaria Nacional Antidrogas - SENAD
(National Anti-Drugs Secretariat)

This website offers an English translation page, with links to pages on services provided, diverse related agencies, and publications. 

Law & the Courts

Guide to Law Online, Brazil

The Guide to Law Online, prepared by the United States Law Library of Congress Public Services Division, is an annotated guide to sources of information on government and law available online. It includes selected links to useful and reliable sites for legal information.

Supreme Court of Brazil

In Portuguese. 

Police & Law Enforcement

Brazil (São Paulo) Police

Includes information about the police.

Departamento de Polícia Federal
(Department of the Federal Police)

Includes statistics, organizational structure, publications, and links. In Portuguese.