Private Prosecutions of Crime in England, 1194-1294 (ICPSR 1238)

Published: Apr 2, 2001 View help for published

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Daniel Klerman, University of Southern California Law School

https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR01238.v1

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This dataset includes private prosecutions ("appeals") of homicide, rape, theft, assault, and other crimes from England between the years 1194 and 1294. The dataset includes information about more than 1,200 appeals from 14 English counties. Among the variables are the gender of the appellor, whether the appellor and appellee settled the case, and the jury verdict (if any). The cases are from printed and manuscript sources.

Klerman, Daniel. Private Prosecutions of Crime in England, 1194-1294. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2001-04-02. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR01238.v1

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Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research
1194 -- 1294

The files are Kldat.txt a tab-delimited ASCII text data file, and Klcode.pdf, the codebook, in an Adobe Acrobat PDF file.

These data are part of ICPSR's Publication-Related Archive and are distributed exactly as they arrived from the data depositor. ICPSR has not checked or processed this material. Users should consult the investigator if further information is desired.

2001-04-02

2001-04-02

2018-02-15 The citation of this study may have changed due to the new version control system that has been implemented. The previous citation was:
  • Klerman, Daniel. Private Prosecutions of Crime in England, 1194-1294. ICPSR01238-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2001-04-02. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR01238.v1

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