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Principal Investigator(s): United States Department of Justice. Bureau of Justice Statistics
Summary: This study was conducted in an effort to better understand the circumstances surrounding murder cases in large urban areas. To evaluate the 75 largest counties in the nation, 33 counties were chosen. The ranking of these counties was based on a combination of crime data and population data. The criteria for including a case on a roster from which cases would be sampled was that (1) one or more defendants must have been arrested for murder and (2) the case must have been adjudicated... (view full summary)
Persistent URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09907.v1
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