National Judicial Reporting Program, 2006 (ICPSR 27701)

Published: Mar 8, 2011

Principal Investigator(s):
United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics

Series:

https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR27701.v2

Version V2

NJRP 2006

This data collection provides detailed information on the sentences and characteristics of convicted felons based on data collected from state courts. The 2006 survey was based on a sample of 300 counties selected to be nationally representative. The collection contains sociodemographic information such as age, race, and sex of the felon. Types of offenses committed include murder, rape, and robbery. Data can be analyzed at the national level or by individual counties.

United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics. National Judicial Reporting Program, 2006. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2011-03-08. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR27701.v2

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United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics

counties

Access to these data is restricted. Users interested in obtaining these data must complete a Restricted Data Use Agreement, specify the reasons for the request, and obtain IRB approval or notice of exemption for their research.

2006

2007 -- 2008

The data were compiled by the United States Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.

A stratified cluster sampling design was employed. A total of 300 counties were selected from the nation's approximately 3,141 counties or county equivalents.

Sentenced felons in the United States.

State court records.

Official court records.

event/transaction data

2010-11-12

2011-03-08

2011-03-08 All parts are being moved to restricted access and will be available only using the restricted access procedures.

2010-11-12 ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection:

  • Created variable labels and/or value labels.
  • Performed recodes and/or calculated derived variables.
  • Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.

Notes

  • The public-use data files in this collection are available for access by the general public. Access does not require affiliation with an ICPSR member institution.

  • One or more files in this data collection have special restrictions. Restricted data files are not available for direct download from the website; click on the Restricted Data button to learn more.

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This dataset is maintained and distributed by the National Archive of Criminal Justice Data (NACJD), the criminal justice archive within ICPSR. NACJD is primarily sponsored by three agencies within the U.S. Department of Justice: the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the National Institute of Justice, and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.