Capital Punishment in the United States, 1973-1987

Metadata Updated: August 18, 2021

This data collection provides annual data on prisoners under a sentence of death and on prisoners whose sentences were commuted or vacated. The data furnish basic sociodemographic classifications including age, sex, race and ethnicity, marital status at time of imprisonment, level of education, and state and region of incarceration. Criminal history information includes prior felony convictions, prior convictions for criminal homicide, and legal status at the time of the capital offense. Additional information is provided on those inmates removed from death row by yearend 1986, inmates receiving a second capital punishment sentence in 1987, and inmates who were executed.

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Restricted: This dataset can only be accessed or used under certain conditions. License: us-pd

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Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date August 18, 2021

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Harvested from DOJ JSON

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date August 18, 2021
Publisher Bureau of Justice Statistics
Unique Identifier Unknown
Maintainer
Identifier 749
Data First Published 1989-09-26T00:00:00
Language eng
Data Last Modified 2008-11-12T10:30:44
Rights These data are restricted due to the increased risk of violation of confidentiality of respondent and subject data.
Public Access Level restricted public
Bureau Code 011:21
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Metadata Catalog ID https://www.justice.gov/data.json
Schema Version https://project-open-data.cio.gov/v1.1/schema
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Harvest Object Id 854512b0-bbce-4ede-8f97-01dfee13b71f
Harvest Source Id 3290e90a-116f-42fc-86ac-e65521ef3b68
Harvest Source Title DOJ JSON
License http://www.usa.gov/publicdomain/label/1.0/
Program Code 011:061
Publisher Hierarchy Office of Justice Programs > Bureau of Justice Statistics
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash 294a0ea1860f6e58bfaef04643927538715f7a41
Source Schema Version 1.1

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