Principal Investigator(s): United States Sentencing Commission
Summary: The primary purpose of this data collection was to study whether prosecutorial behavior was affected by the implementation of federal criminal sentencing guidelines in 1987. Monthly time series data were constructed on a number of prosecutorial outcomes, representing either discrete decision steps in the processing of criminal cases or the characteristics of cases that passed through the system. Variables include disposition year and month, number of matters initiated, number of cases fil... (view full summary)
Persistent URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09844.v1
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