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.
Registry of Randomized Criminal Justice Experiments in Sanctions, 1951-1983 (ICPSR 9668)
Principal Investigator(s): Weisburd, David; Sherman, Lawrence; Petrosino, Anthony
This registry categorizes, summarizes, and analyzes datasets containing information on randomized criminal justice experiments in sanctions. These datasets vary in methodology, geographic region, and other aspects. Among the topics covered in this registry are the nature of offense being sanctioned, type of sanction, racial and sexual composition of the sample, and procedures and outcomes of each collection.
These data are freely available.
Weisburd, David, Lawrence Sherman, and Anthony Petrosino. REGISTRY OF RANDOMIZED CRIMINAL JUSTICE EXPERIMENTS IN SANCTIONS, 1951-1983. 2nd ICPSR version. New Brunswick, NJ: David Weisburd, Rutgers University/Washington, DC: Lawrence Sherman and Anthony Petrosino, Crime Control Institute [producers], 1989. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1997. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09668.v2
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09668.v2
This study was funded by:
- United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. National Institute of Justice (88-IJ-CX-0007)
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: criminal justice system, demographic characteristics, disposition (legal), gender, offenders, offenses, race, sanctions
Geographic Coverage: United States
Data Types: aggregate data
(1) "Randomized Experiments in Crime and Justice." CRIME AND JUSTICE: AN ANNUAL REVIEW OF RESEARCH, 257-308, (2) UNDERSTANDING AND CONTROLLING CRIME, (3) CRIMINAL JUSTICE ABSTRACTS, and (4) NATIONAL CRIMINAL REFERENCE SYSTEM
Original ICPSR Release: 1992-01-10
- 1997-08-15 The card image data and SPSS export file have been replaced by logical record length data with SAS and SPSS data definition statements.
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