Nonprobability sample for 1970-1972 and all cases (death
and life sentence) convicted of murder at trial from 1973 to 1978.
All defendants convicted of murder at trial during
1973-1978, and for 1970-1972 all death cases plus life-sentence cases
that resulted in a murder trial conviction in Georgia.
Records of the Georgia Supreme Court, Georgia Board of
Pardons and Paroles, Georgia Department of Offender Rehabilitation,
Georgia Bureau of Vital Statistics, and Georgia Prosecutors and Defense
survey data, and event/transaction data