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Comparing Court Case Processing in Nine Courts, 1979-1980 (ICPSR 8621) RSS

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Summary:

This study looks at the characteristics of officials who are involved in court case processing. Data were collected on the cases and defendants, the officials involved in the cases, personality characteristics of the officials and the perceptions that these officials have of each other.

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  • These data are freely available.

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Study Description

Citation

Nardulli, Peter, James Eisenstein, and Roy B. Fleming. Comparing Court Case Processing in Nine Courts, 1979-1980. ICPSR08621-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1987. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08621.v1

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Funding

This study was funded by:

  • United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. National Institute of Justice (81-IJ-CX-0027)

Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   attorneys, civil service, court cases, court system, criminal justice system, defendants, defense counsel, government employees, legal representation, plea negotiations, prosecuting attorneys

Geographic Coverage:   Illinois, Michigan, Pennsylvania, United States

Time Period:  

  • 1979--1980

Universe:   Defendants in Michigan, Illinois, and Pennsylvania.

Data Types:   survey data

Methodology

Sample:   Three counties in three states with populations between 100,000 and 1,000,000 in Michigan, Illinois and Pennsylvania.

Data Source:

questionnaires and official records

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