Administration of Justice

Consejo de la Judicatura ( Council of Justice)

This site (in Spanish) includes information on the courts of Ecuador, including judges, and provides the legislative basis for the Council's functions. There are also links for contacting the council.

Report of Justice

Presents a brief overview of the judicial system and procedures.

Law and the Courts

Basic Structure of the Ecuadorian Legal System and Legal Research

The author provides background information to the Ecuadorian Constitution, the Constitutional Court and the protection of fundamental rights. There is an outline of the structure of government examining the role of the National Congress, the President, the judicial branch and local government.

Constitutional Tribunal

This site provides institutional information, laws, news, and a directory. In Spanish.

Guide to Law Online, Ecuador

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.

Public Prosecutor's Office

The Ministerio Publico website contains institutional information, a directory of district prosecutor offices, and pre-trial statistics according to type of crime. It also offers a training module for prosecutors. In Spanish.