Principal Investigator(s): Rowland, C.K.
Summary: These data describe unpublished civil cases filed and terminated in the three federal district courts of Detroit, Michigan, Houston, Texas, and Kansas City, Missouri, between 1981 and 1987. The data were collected to enable researchers to measure the relative influence of local legal environments and politicized judicial appointments on unpublished substantive and procedural outcomes. Variables in the collection specify the date a case was filed and terminated, type of case filed, specific judgm... (view full summary)
Persistent URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09367.v1
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