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Principal Investigator(s): Hindus, Michael S.; Hammett, Theodore M.; Hobson, Barbara M.
Summary: This dataset contains data about case records created between 1859-1959 in the Massachusetts Superior Court (and its predecessors) for two Massachusetts counties. Part 1 contains data for 1,952 criminal cases with 52 descriptive variables, including: type of crime, year crime was committed, pleas, sentences, appeals, size of file, and demographic characteristics of victim and defendant (e.g., gender, status, residence, and occupation). Eighteen variables describe and rate each case's histor... (view full summary)
Persistent URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07776.v2
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