Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: GA-009-001-1-1-United States-ICPSR-1974

Subject Area: Legal Systems

Bibliographic Citation: Prosecutors management information system (PROMIS) data, 1974-1975.  [machine-readable data file] / U.S. Law Enforcement Assistance Administration  [principal investigator(s)] / Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: 7643

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: Hard copy and machine readable codebooks; machine readable data dictionaries.

Abstract: These data were generated by the operation of the Prosecutors Management Information System and contain information on all cases and defendants brought to the Superior Court Division of the United States Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia. The data were prepared for public release by the Institute for Law and Social Research, Washington, D.C. The data contain selected variables, including type and gravity of the crime, a score reflecting the defendant's past record, and detailed records of the administration of each case. The 1974 data have only sentencing information. The 1974 dataset contains 295 variables for 17,534 cases and the 1975 data have 293 variables for 18,893 cases.

SUBJECT TERMS: court cases. court records. crime. criminal justice system. United States.

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