United States Sentencing Commission. Monitoring of Federal Criminal Convictions and Sentences: Appeals Data, 2008. ICPSR25425-v2. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2010-03-04. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR25425.v2
Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR25425.v2
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Smallest Geographic Unit:
federal circuit court
Date of Collection:
Unit of Observation:
All appeals cases received by the United States Sentencing
Commission and assessed as constitutional.
Data Collection Notes:
Starting with the 1999 data, ICPSR archives MONITORING
OF FEDERAL CRIMINAL CONVICTIONS AND SENTENCES: APPEALS DATA under a new study number for each year of data. Data for the years 1993-1998 are archived as ICPSR 6559.
Final opinions and orders, both published and
unpublished, and habeas corpus decisions from the 12 circuit courts of appeals of the United States.
Extent of Processing: 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:
Performed consistency checks.
Created variable labels and/or value labels.
Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.