National Archive of Criminal Justice Data

This dataset is maintained and distributed by the National Archive of Criminal Justice Data (NACJD), the criminal justice archive within ICPSR. NACJD is primarily sponsored by three agencies within the U.S. Department of Justice: the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the National Institute of Justice, and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.

Federal Court Cases, 1962-1964 (ICPSR 7245)

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This study collected data from both civil and criminal federal cases tried in the fiscal years 1962-1963 and 1963-1964. Procedural, jurisdictional, and other legal information is provided, including the disposition of each case.

Series: Federal Court Cases: Integrated Database Series

Access Notes

  • These data are freely available.


DS0:  Study-Level Files
DS1:  Civil, 1962-1963
No downloadable data files available.
DS2:  Criminal, 1962-1963
No downloadable data files available.
DS3:  Civil, 1963-1964
No downloadable data files available.
DS4:  Criminal, 1963-1964
No downloadable data files available.

Study Description


Nagel, Stuart S. Federal Court Cases, 1962-1964. ICPSR07245-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2011-04-14.

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This study was funded by:

  • United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics

Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   administration, appellate courts, case dismissal, case processing, civil law, court cases, criminal law, defendants, disposition (legal), federal courts, judicial decisions, legal systems, pretrial procedures, records, trial courts, trial procedures

Geographic Coverage:   United States

Time Period:  

  • 1962--1964

Date of Collection:  

  • 1963--1964

Universe:   Civil and criminal federal court cases between 1962 and 1964.

Data Types:   aggregate data


Data Source:

federal court records


Original ICPSR Release:  

Version History:

  • 2011-04-14 All parts are being moved to restricted access and will be available only using the restricted access procedures.
  • 2006-01-18 File CB7245.PDF was removed from any previous datasets and flagged as a study-level file, so that it will accompany all downloads.

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