executions in the world:

In 2021

0

2000 to present

0

legend:

  • Abolitionist
  • retentionist
  • De facto abolitionist
  • Moratorium on executions
  • Abolitionist for ordinary crimes
  • Committed to abolishing the death penalty

COSTA RICA

 
government: democratic republic
state of civil and political rights: Free
constitution: 7 November 1949
legal system: based on Spanish law
legislative system: unicameral Legislative Assembly (Asamblea Legislativa)
judicial system: Supreme Court, justices are elected for eight-year terms by the Legislative Assembly
religion: Catholic majority
death row:
year of last executions: 0-0-0
death sentences: 0
executions: 0
international treaties on human rights and the death penalty:

situation:

 

South America