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Capital Punishment in the United States, 1973-2009 [electronic resource]

United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics
Format
Computer Resource; Online
Published
Ann Arbor, Mich. Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor] 2011
Edition
2011-12-08
Language
English
Series
ICPSR
ICPSR (Series)
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AVAILABLE. This study is freely available to the general public.
Abstract
This data collection provides annual data on prisoners under a sentence of death and prisoners whose offense sentences were commuted or vacated during the period 1973-2009. Information is supplied for basic sociodemographic characteristics such as age, sex, education, and state of incarceration. Criminal history data include prior felony convictions for criminal homicide and legal status at the time of the capital offense. Additional information is available for inmates removed from death row by year-end 2009 and for inmates who were executed.
Series Statement
ICPSR 31443
ICPSR (Series) 31443
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