Judicial Characteristics and Judicial Decision-Making Study, 1955 (ICPSR 7084)

Published: Feb 16, 1992

Principal Investigator(s):
Stuart S. Nagel

https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07084.v1

Version V1

This study collected information on the judges serving on American state supreme courts and the United States Supreme Court in 1955. Background data were obtained from standard biographical sources, and judicial decision measures were derived from court records. The variables assessed party identification, organizational affiliations, judicial decision scores in over a dozen separate areas, and the career history of judges.

Nagel, Stuart S. Judicial Characteristics and Judicial Decision-Making Study, 1955. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1992-02-16. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07084.v1

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1955

1955

Judges serving on American state supreme courts and the United States Supreme Court.

standard biographical sources and court records

administrative records data

1984-05-03

1992-02-16

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.

  • The citation of this study may have changed due to the new version control system that has been implemented.
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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.