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Survey of State Court Criminal Appeals, 2010

Version
v1
Resource Type
Dataset : administrative records data, survey data
Creator
  • United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics
Other Title
  • Version 1 (Subtitle)
Collective Title
  • State Court Statistics Series
Publication Date
2016-07-05
Funding Reference
  • United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics
Language
English
Free Keywords
appellate courts; criminal courts; offenses
Description
  • Abstract

    State appellate courts were created to detect and correct errors in trial court decisions and provide fair, consistent, and timely resolutions to all appeals. The Survey of State Court Criminal Appeals, 2010 (SSCCA) data were collected from a nationally representative sample of all criminal appeals disposed in all 143 state appellate courts in 2010. The data include state court criminal appeals, resolution of appeals, and time to resolution.
  • Methods

    The data include a weight variable used to estimate criminal appeals in the United States. Also included are replicate weights for calculating standard errors.
  • 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: Performed recodes and/or calculated derived variables.; Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes..
  • Table of Contents

    Datasets:

    • DS0: Study-Level Files
    • DS1: Main Data
    • DS2: Oversample of Cases Heard by Both IAC and COLR
Temporal Coverage
  • Time period: 2010
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
Criminal appeals in state courts. Smallest Geographic Unit: county
Sampling
The data were collected from a nationally representative probability sample of all criminal appeals in 2010. Also included is a complete census of all death penalty appeals in 2010.
Collection Mode
  • record abstracts

Availability
Download
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
  • 36465 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)

Update Metadata: 2016-07-05 | Issue Number: 2 | Registration Date: 2016-07-05

United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics (2016): Survey of State Court Criminal Appeals, 2010. Version 1. State Court Statistics Series. Version: v1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR36465.v1