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Registry of Randomized Criminal Justice Experiments in Sanctions, 1951-1983 (ICPSR 9668) RSS

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Summary:

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.

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Study Description

Citation

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

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Funding

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

Time Period:  

  • 1951--1983

Data Types:   aggregate data

Methodology

Data Source:

(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

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Version History:

  • 1997-08-15 The card image data and SPSS export file have been replaced by logical record length data with SAS and SPSS data definition statements.

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