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Investigator(s): Bureau of Justice Statistics

This series tabulates the number of persons convicted of felonies in state courts and describes their sentences. Data were collected from state courts and state prosecutors in 300 counties of the United States. The collection contains socio-demographic information such as age, race, and sex of the felon. Types of offenses committed include homicide, rape, and robbery. Adjudication variables referring to the process between arrest and sentencing are also included. Data can be analyzed at the national level or by the individual counties.

Years Produced: Every 2 years

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2014
Kleck, Gary,  Barnes, J.C . Do more police lead to more crime deterrence?. Crime and Delinquency. 60, (5), 716-738.
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2014
Miller, Riane N.,  Applegate, Brandon K. Adult crime, adult time? Benchmarking public views on punishing serious juvenile felons. Criminal Justice Review.
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2014
Walker-Hassett, Connie,  Lateano, Thomas,  Di Benedetto, Michael . Do female sex offenders receive preferential treatment in criminal charging and sentencing?. Justice System Journal. 35, (1), 62-86.
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2013
Kleck, Gary,  Barnes, J.C. . Deterrence and macro-level perceptions of punishment risks: Is there a 'collective wisdom'?. Crime and Delinquency. 59, (7), 1006-1035.
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2012
Lim, Claire S.H.,  Snyder, James M., Jr. . Elections and the Quality of Public Officials: Evidence from U.S. State Courts. NBER Working Paper Series. Cambridge, MA: National Bureau of Economic Research.
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2012
Lim, Claire S.H.,  Snyder, James M., Jr.,  Strömberg, David . The judge, the politician, and the press: Newspaper coverage and criminal sentencing across electoral systems. Cornell University, .
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2011
Kutateladze, Besiki . Measuring state punitiveness in the United States. Punitivity International Developments. Hagen, Germany: Druck Thiebes.
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2010
Charles, Kerwin Kofi,  Luoh, Ming Ching . Male incarceration, the marriage market, and female outcomes. Review of Economics and Statistics. 92, (3), 614-627.
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2010
Vuong, Linh,  Hartney, Christopher,  Krisberg, Barry,  Marchionna, Susan . The extravagance of imprisonment revisited. Judicature. 94, (2), 70-80.
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2009
Kutateladze, Besiki . Is America Really So Punitive? : Exploring a Continuum of U. S. State Criminal Justice Policies. El Paso, TX: LFB Scholarly Publishing.
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