2018-02-15 The citation of this study may have changed due to the new version control system that has been implemented. The previous citation was:
- Federal Judicial Center. Federal Court Cases: Integrated Data Base, 2003. ICPSR04026-v6. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2012-06-18. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR04026.v6
2015-09-15 Six data files were created with docket numbers blanked for Parts 1, 3, and 5, and with docket numbers containing original values for Parts 2, 4, and 6.
2012-06-18 The civil data files were updated.
2011-04-12 All parts are being moved to restricted access and will be available only using the restricted access procedures.
2005-04-22 Data files for Part 4, Civil Pending,
2003, in both restricted and unrestricted forms and Part 5, Criminal
Data, 2003, have been added along with corresponding SAS and SPSS
setup files and codebooks in PDF format.
2005-01-07 A restricted data file for Part 3, Civil
Terminations, 2003, has been added to the data collection. The
unrestricted data file for Part 3 and its corresponding SAS and SPSS
setup files have been updated. The codebook has been modified to
reflect these changes.
2004-06-17 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.
- Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.