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Federal Justice Statistics Program: Suspects in Federal Criminal Matters Concluded, 2010

Version
v0
Resource Type
Dataset : event/transaction data
Creator
  • United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics
Other Title
  • Archival Version (Subtitle)
Collective Title
  • Federal Justice Statistics Program Data Series
Publication Date
2013-01-08
Funding Reference
  • United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics
Language
English
Free Keywords
defendants; federal courts; federal offenses; offenses; prosecution
Description
  • Abstract

    The data contain records of suspects in federal criminal matters concluded by United States attorneys or United States magistrates during fiscal year 2010. The data were constructed from the Executive Office for United States Attorneys (EOUSA) Central System file. Records include suspects in criminal matters, and are limited to suspects whose matters were not declined immediately by the United States attorneys. 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, Tables 1.2-1.5. 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.
  • Methods

    ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection: Created variable labels and/or value labels..
  • Table of Contents

    Datasets:

    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • 2009-10-01 / 2010-09-30
    Time period: 2009-10-01--2010-09-30
  • 2009-10-01 / 2010-09-30
    Collection date: 2009-10-01--2010-09-30
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
Suspects in federal criminal matters concluded by United States attorneys or United States magistrates during fiscal year 2010.
Availability
Delivery
One or more files in this study are not available for download due to special restrictions; consult the study documentation to learn more on how to obtain the data.
Alternative Identifiers
  • 34332 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
Relations
  • Is previous version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR34332.v1
Publications
  • Simpson, Sally S., Cleary Yeager, Peter. Building a Comprehensive White-Collar Violations Data System. Final Technical Report.NCJ 248667, . 2015.
    • ID: https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/bjs/grants/248667.pdf (URL)
  • Motivans, Mark. Federal Justice Statistics 2010 - Statistical Tables. NCJ 239914, Washington, DC: United States Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Statistics. 2013.
    • ID: http://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/fjs10st.pdf (URL)
  • Motivans, Mark. Federal Justice Statistics, 2010. Bulletin.NCJ 239913, Washington, DC: United States Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Statistics. 2013.
    • ID: http://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/fjs10.pdf (URL)

Update Metadata: 2015-08-05 | Issue Number: 6 | Registration Date: 2015-06-16

United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics (2013): Federal Justice Statistics Program: Suspects in Federal Criminal Matters Concluded, 2010. Archival Version. Federal Justice Statistics Program Data Series. Version: v0. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR34332