External Resources: Spanish/English Legal Glossaries

This is a partial list of sites that provide spanish language legal glossaries and may be of help in expanding assistance for spanish speaking individuals. The information contained in these sites is not meant to serve as legal advice. Inclusion of these links on the CUNY School of Law website does not constitute the Law School's endorsement or verification as to the accuracy of the information contained in these glossaries.

United States Department of Justice

Civil Rights Division English-Spanish Glossary


English/Spanish Glossary of Federal Agencies, Officials, and Laws

Southern District of New York

Spanish English Glossary (must conduct search, but includes legal categories)

New York Unified Court System: Court Help (in Spanish)
Glosario de Terminología Jurídica Corriente (Inglés-Español)

This glossary can only be found in the Spanish version of "Court Help". The glossary on the English version only gives you terms & definitions in English.

Vera Institute of Justice

Translating Justice: A Spanish Glossary for New York City