Federal Justice Statistics Program [electronic resource] : Defendants Charged in Criminal Cases Filed in District Court, 2003 [United States] / United States Department of Justice. Bureau of Justice Statistics.

Ann Arbor, Mich. : Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2009.
ICPSR (Series) ; 24159.
ICPSR ; 24159
Federal Justice Statistics Program Data Series ; 24159
1 online resource.
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The data contain records of defendants in federal criminal cases filed in United States District Court during fiscal year 2003. The data were constructed from the Executive Office for United States Attorneys (EOUSA) Central System file. According to the EOUSA, the United States attorneys conduct approximately 95 percent of the prosecutions handled by the Department of Justice. The Central System data contain variables from the original EOUSA files as well as additional analysis variables, or "SAF" variables, that denote subsets of the data. These SAF variables are related to statistics reported in the Compendium of Federal Justice Statistics. Variables containing identifying information (e.g., name, Social Security Number) were replaced with blanks, and the day portions of date fields were also sanitized in order to protect the identities of individuals. These data are part of a series designed by the Urban Institute (Washington, DC) and the Bureau of Justice Statistics. Data and documentation were prepared by the Urban Institute. ... Cf.:
Part 1: Federal Justice Statistics Program: Defendants Charged in Criminal Cases Filed in District Court, 2003 [United States]
Title from ICPSR DDI metadata of 2009-04-22.
Start: 2002-10-01; and end: 2003-09-30.
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