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:
- Cunniff, Mark A. PENAL CODE CITATIONS: SENTENCING IN 18 AMERICAN FELONY COURTS, 1983. Conducted by the National Association of Criminal Justice Planners. 3rd ICPSR ed. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [producer and distributor], 1997. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08396.v3
2005-11-04 On 2005-03-14 new files were added to one
or more datasets. These files included additional setup files as well
as one or more of the following: SAS program, SAS transport, SPSS portable,
and Stata system files. The metadata record was revised 2005-11-04 to
reflect these additions.
1997-04-14 SAS data definition statements are now available
for this collection, and the SPSS data definition statements were
updated. In addition, multiple copies of the codebook were
consolidated into one volume, and an incorrect variable number was
fixed in the codebook.
1985-10-09 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:
- Standardized missing values.
- Performed recodes and/or calculated derived variables.
- Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.