Costa Rica’s overall rule of law score decreased by less than 1% in this year’s Index. … Costa Rica’s score places it at 2 out of 30 countries in the Latin America and Caribbean region* and 1 out of 42 among upper middle income** countries. Denmark, Norway, and Finland topped the WJP Rule of Law Index rankings in 2020.
What legal system does Costa Rica use?
Costa Rica is a civil law system and as such is heavily influenced by the French (Napoleonic Code) system and the Spanish civil law system which established written codification of its laws, which are referred to as Codes.
What kind of government is Costa Rica?