This data collection provides annual data on prisoners under
a sentence of death and prisoners whose offense sentences were commuted
or vacated during the period 1973-2001. Information is supplied for
basic sociodemographic characteristics such as age, sex, education, and
state of incarceration. Criminal history data include prior felony
convictions for criminal homicide and legal status at the time of the
capital offense. Additional information is available for inmates removed
from death row by year-end 2001 and for inmates who were executed.
United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics. Capital Punishment in the United States, 1973-2001. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2008-11-05. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR03947.v1
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United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics
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.
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