Federal Judicial Center. Federal Court Cases: Integrated Data Base, 2001. ICPSR03415-v4. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2015-09-24. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR03415.v4
Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR03415.v4
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Smallest Geographic Unit:
Date of Collection:
Unit of Observation:
Appellate Data - Case
Civil Data - Case
Criminal Data - Defendant
All federal court cases in the United States in 2001.
Data Collection Notes:
Starting with the year 2001, each year of data for
Federal Court Cases is released by ICPSR as a separate study
number. Federal Court Cases data for the years 1970-2000 can be found in FEDERAL COURT CASES: INTEGRATED DATA BASE, 1970-2000 (ICPSR 8429).
The codebook is provided
by ICPSR as a Portable Document Format (PDF) file. PDF file format was developed by Adobe Systems Incorporated and can be accessed using PDF reader software, such as the Adobe Acrobat Reader. Information on how to obtain a copy of the Acrobat Reader is provided on the ICPSR Web site.
computerized court records, and administrative records
Extent of Processing: ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of
disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major
statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to
these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection:
Standardized missing values.
Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.