Many aspects of the work of the organization have a legal aspect and there are legal officers who work in departments not listed below.
OLA produces many of the legal publications and information resources of the UN, including, among others:
The Office of Administration of Justice (OAJ) is responsible for the internal system for handling disputes and disciplinary matters within the UN.
The UN has immunity from local jurisdiction and cannot be sued in a national court. The internal justice system was established to resolve staff-management disputes.
The OAJ website includes the full text of judgments and orders of the tribunals, as well as other documents related to the internal administration of justice.
The Registry of the ICJ has both judicial and administrative functions to support the work of the Court.
The UN Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC) assists states to fight illicit drugs, crime and terrorism.
Rule of Law is a cross-cutting issue: the UN Rule of Law Unit promotes coordination among various UN entities concerned with the topic.