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ABC News O.J. Simpson Verdict Poll, October 1995 (ICPSR 6678)
This special topic poll sought respondents' views on the O.J. Simpson murder trial verdict and on the treatment of minorities in the criminal justice system. Those queried were asked for their opinions on the verdict in the Simpson case and whether they believed Simpson was guilty or innocent. Additional topics covered a possible police conspiracy to frame Simpson and whether the outcome of the trial would have been different if Simpson were white. Demographic variables include sex and race.
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ABC News. ABC News O.J. Simpson Verdict Poll, October 1995. ICPSR06678-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1998. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06678.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06678.v1
Scope of Study
Geographic Coverage: United States
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Sample: Households were selected by random-digit dialing. Within households, the respondent selected was the adult living in the household who last had a birthday and who was at home at the time of the interview.
Original ICPSR Release: 1998-05-20
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