Administration of Justice

Security & Justice Statistics - Statistical Yearbook of Spain

These reports culled from the Staistical Yearbook of Spain produced by the Instituto Nacional del Estadistica, includes general statistical information, garnering data from different internal and external INE sources. The reports aim to present a quantitative reflection of Spain's security and justice reality. In English and Spanish.

Spain in Figures
 
Includes crime and justice statistics broken down by type and sentence. Also includes other statistical indicators. Available in Spanish and English.

Spanish Judicial Statistics
       www.poderjudicial.es/eversuite/GetRecords?Template=default

This October 2008 report provides data on the Justice System in Spain for 2007, including the courts, prosecutorial offices and corrections. In Spanish.

World Factbook of Criminal Justice Systems, Spain
       bjs.ojp.usdoj.gov/content/pub/ascii/WFBCJSPN.TXT

Provides a narrative description of the criminal justice system of Spain.


Corruption & Fraud

Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) - Council of Europe

GRECO evaluation procedures involve the collection of information through questionnaire(s), on-site country visits enabling evaluation teams to solicit further information during high-level discussions with domestic key players, and drafting of evaluation reports. These reports, which are examined and adopted by GRECO, contain recommendations to the evaluated countries in order to improve their level of compliance with the provisions under consideration. Measures taken to implement recommendations are subsequently assessed by GRECO under a separate compliance procedure

The Council of Europe’s Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) has published its Third Round Evaluation Report on Spain. The report has been made public with the agreement of the country’s authorities. It focuses on two distinct themes: criminalization of corruption and transparency of party funding.


Drugs & Alcohol

European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) - Country Overview
       www.emcdda.europa.eu/publications/country-overviews/es

This overview presents a comprehensive overview of the drugs situation in Spain. Topics covered in the country overview include: drug use among the general population and young people, prevention, problem drug use, treatment demand, drug-related infectious diseases, drug-related deaths, treatment responses, harm reduction responses, drug markets and drug-related offences, national drug laws, national drug strategy, coordination mechanism in the field of drugs and drug-related research. Also included in the country report are key statistics on the drug situation and a barometer that indicates the prevalence profile and relative rating of the country.

European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) - National Reports
Commissioned each year by the EMCDDA and produced by the national focal points of the Reitox network, the National reports draw an overall picture of the drug phenomenon at national level in each EU Member state.


Human Rights

Annual Reports to Congress on Human Rights Practices - Spain
These reports, produced by the U.S. Department of State, to the U.S. Congress. The law provides that the Secretary of State shall transmit a "full and complete report regarding the status of internationally recognized human rights, within the meaning of subsection (A) in countries that receive assistance under this part, and (B) in all other foreign countries which are members of the United Nations and which are not otherwise the subject of a human rights report under this Act." Reports on several countries are included that do not fall into the categories established by these statutes and that thus are not covered by the congressional requirement. The reports cover internationally recognized individual, civil, political, and worker rights, as set forth in the Univeral Declaration of Human Rights. (website).

Annual Reports to Congress on International Religious Freedom - Spain

These reports, produced by the U.S. Department of State, describe the status of religious freedom in Spain, government policies violating religious belief and practices of groups, religious denominations, and individuals, and U.S. policies to promote religious freedom around the world. It is submitted in compliance with the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998.


Law & the Courts

Conviction Statistics
 
These reports offer sociodemographic and criminological data on persons convicted by final judgement. Data included are attributes of the delinquent, data regarding the crime and data on the sentence. Available in Spanish and some English.

Statistics from the Courts for Minory
 
These reports offer sociodemographic and criminological data on minors convicted by final judgement. Data included are attributes of the delinquent, data regarding the crime and data on the sentence. Available in Spanish and some English.