Survey of State Court Criminal Appeals, 2010 (ICPSR 36465)

Published: Jul 5, 2016

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

Series:

https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR36465.v1

Version V1

SSCCA

State appellate courts were created to detect and correct errors in trial court decisions and provide fair, consistent, and timely resolutions to all appeals. The Survey of State Court Criminal Appeals, 2010 (SSCCA) data were collected from a nationally representative sample of all criminal appeals disposed in all 143 state appellate courts in 2010. The data include state court criminal appeals, resolution of appeals, and time to resolution.

United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics. Survey of State Court Criminal Appeals, 2010. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2016-07-05. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR36465.v1

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2010

The data were collected from a nationally representative probability sample of all criminal appeals in 2010. Also included is a complete census of all death penalty appeals in 2010.

Cross-sectional

Criminal appeals in state courts.

State criminal appeals

administrative records data

survey data

record abstracts

2016-07-05

2016-07-05

2016-07-05 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 recodes and/or calculated derived variables.
  • Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.

The data include a weight variable used to estimate criminal appeals in the United States. Also included are replicate weights for calculating standard errors.

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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.