A guide to English-language resources on comparative criminal procedure. The "Resources by Subject" page contains materials organized by: 1) country or region and 2) notable sub-topics within criminal procedure.
Statistical reports (published yearly since 1997) about the penal systems in the Council of Europe's 47 member states. Data include breakdowns of prison population by demographic categories, sentence type and length along with additional information about prison overcrowding, prisoners' legal statuses, and incarceration rates.
Compiles statistics regarding police activity and arrests, prosecution procedures, convictions and sentences, and corrections in European countries from 2003 to 2007. See also www.europeansourcebook.org for earlier editions covering similar data sets from 1996 to 2003.
Eurostat, the Statistical Office of the European Communities, gathers, analyzes, and compares data from different European statistics offices. Eurostat intermittently presents its findings on crime and criminal justice.
Compiled by the International Centre for Prison Studies in London, World Prison Brief provides information about prison systems around the world, including prison populations, incarceration rates, and pre-trial detention.