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Title: Prosecution of Felony Arrests, 1982: Portland, Oregon and Washington, D.C.
Corporate Author: Abt Associates, Inc
United States of America
Date Published: 1988
Page Count: 163
Sponsoring Agency: Abt Associates, Inc
Cambridge, MA 02138
Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research
Ann Arbor, MI 48106
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Publication Number: ICPSR 8717
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
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Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
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Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research
P.O. Box 1248
Ann Arbor, MI 48106
United States of America
Type: Statistics
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This codebook explains the variables, coding system, and research methodology used to gather and analyze statistical information on how prosecutors and the courts disposed of criminal cases involving adults arrested for felony crimes in Portland and Washington, D.C.
Abstract: The cases in the data files were initiated or filed in 1982. The sample includes 11,185 cases in Washington and 6,146 cases in Portland. The files contain information on all felony arrests, cases filed, and cases indicted. Sentencing information is also provided in the Portland file. Descriptions of each jurisdiction present the variable list, the data element dictionary, crime charge codes and recodes, and frequencies.
Main Term(s): Dispositions
Index Term(s): Court statistics; Data collections; District of Columbia; Oregon; Prosecution; Research methods
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