Administration of Justice

Generalitat de Catalunya Department de Justicia - Ministry of Justice of the Government of Catalonia
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This is the Catalan language website of the Ministry of Justice of the Government of Catalonia.  It contains some material in Spanish, German, English, French and Italian.

Ministerio de Justicia - Ministry of Justice, Spain

This is the official website for Spain's Ministry of Justice. In Spanish.


Ministerio de Administraciones Publicas -
Ministry of Public Administration

In Spanish only.

Ministerio del Interior – Ministry of Internal Affairs

Includes information on prison system in Spain. Spanish only.

Drugs & Alcohol

European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) - Country Overview

The EMCDDA country overview provides a structured synopsis of the trends and characteristics of national drug problems. It consists of a summary of the national drug situation, key statistics at a glance and a barometer showing the drug use prevalence position of Spain.

Plan Nacional Sobre Drogas - National Plan on Drugs

Includes information on drug use in Spain, prevention of drug use, national strategy in combating drug use, etc. Spanish and English.

Law & the Courts

Guide to Law Online, Spain

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.

International Institute for the Sociology of Law at Onati

The official site of the International Institute for the Sociology of Law at Onati allows the search of bibliographical databases of the Institute's library, allows the search of Current Legal Sociology, and provides links to other institutions in the socio-legal field and other relevant resources. Available in  English, Spanish, and Euskara.

Tribunal Constitucional de Espana - Constitutional Court

The official site of the Court contains information at to the form and function of the Court, as well as links to full text copies of the Constitution, Constitutional case law and reports. Available in  English, Spanish, and French.

Police & Law Enforcement

Guardia Civil

Website of the Guardia Civil.

The Municipal Police, or local police, (Policía Municipal)

Information on the work of the local police of Spain (In Spanish).

The National Police (Cuerpo Nacional de Policía)

Information on the work of the national police of Spain (In Spanish).

Research & Statistics

Instituto Nacional de Estatdistica

Includes extensive statistical information on Spain. Of special note for WCJLN users are the data on Security and Justice. In English and Spanish.