Administration of Justice

Ministerio de Justicia
www.mjp.go.cr/

Website of the Ministry of Justice. In Spanish.

Report of Justice
www.cejamericas.org/reporte/2008-2009/muestra_pais3101c.html?idioma=espanol&pais=COSTARIC&tipreport=REPORTE4&seccion=0

Presents a brief overview of the judicial system and procedures.


Law & the Courts

Attorney General's Office
www.pgr.go.cr/

Official website of the Attorney General's office, offering institutional information, a list of attorneys, a judicial bibliography for specialized searches, and online papers presented in seminars organized by the institution. In Spanish.

Guide to Law Online, Costa Rica
www.loc.gov/law/help/guide/nations/costarica.php

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.

Judicial Branch
www.poder-judicial.go.cr

This website offers a wide selection of information such as statistics, reports, budget reports, and information on different bodies within the institution. In Spanish.

Ombudsman's Office
www.dhr.go.cr

The site contains news, legislation and explanatory texts on citizens' rights, activity reports including statistics for different areas. In Spanish.


Research & Statistics

A Guide to Legal Research in Costa Rica
www.nyulawglobal.org/globalex/Costa_Rica.htm

Includes information as to the form and function of the Costa Rican government, as well as the Constitution and legal resources.