Administration of Justice

Report of Justice

Presents a brief overview of the judicial system and procedures.

Human Rights

Comisión de Derechos Humanos de Guatemala

The Commission on Human Rights in Guatemala is a non-government humanitarian organization. Their site (in Spanish) covers human rights issues in Guatemala, documenting human rights violations and abuses. Visitors have access to publications, as well as summaries of human rights issues, historical overviews, and contact information.

Guatemala Derechos Humanos

Provides comprehensive information on human rights issues in Guatemala. Includes legislation, cases, articles, links and more (on Derechos). In Spanish and partial English.

Law and the Courts

Congreso de la Republica de Guatemala

Official Website of the Congress of Guatemala. Includes links to pending legislation, resolutions and other legal documents. In Spanish and partial English.

Guide to Law Online, Guatemala

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.

Guide to legal research in Guatemala

This Online guide to Guatemala legal research provides information on Guatemala and legal background information on the constitution and structure of government, including the executive, legislative, and judicial branches. 

Organismo Judicial de la Republica de Guatemala

Official Website of the Judicial Branch of the Republic of Guatemala. Provides information on the judicial system, courts and full text of rrelated legislation. In Spanish and English.

Research & Statistics

Guatemalan Institute of Comparative Criminal Justice Sciences

ICCPG is an academic institution focusing on criminal justice. It was set up to foster the creation of a criminal-political model that respects human rights. The website offers access to an online library containing general information on research projects and publications in criminal law, criminal procedure law, human rights, criminology, penal law, alternative dispute resolution, legal philosophy, administration of justice, constitutional law, gender, international law, and indigenous rights. Users may also consult back issues of the journal Observador Judicial. In Spanish.