This data collection tabulates the number of persons
convicted of felonies in state courts and describes the sentences
these individuals received. Data were collected from state courts and
state prosecutors in 100 counties of the United States.
Sociodemographic information includes age, race, and sex of
felon. Types of offenses committed include homicide, rape, and
robbery. Adjudication variables referring to the process between
arrest and sentencing are also a part of this dataset. Data can be
analyzed on a national level or by the individual counties.
United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics. National Judicial Reporting Program, 1986. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2011-03-08. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09073.v2
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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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