Capital Punishment in the United States Series

Metadata Updated: August 20, 2021

Investigator(s): Bureau of Justice Statistics These data collections provide annual data on prisoners under a sentence of death and on those whose offense sentences were commuted or vacated during the years indicated. Information is supplied for basic sociodemographic characteristics such as age, sex, race, ethnicity, marital status at time of imprisonment, level of education, and state of incarceration. Criminal history data include prior felony convictions for criminal homicide and legal status at the time of the capital offense. Additional information is available for inmates removed from death row by yearend of the last year indicated and for inmates who were executed. The universe is all inmates on death row since 1972 in the United States. The inmate identification numbers were assigned by the Bureau of the Census and have no purpose outside these data collections.Years Produced: Annually (latest release contains all years)NACJD has produced a resource guide on the Capital Punishment in the United States Series.

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Metadata Created Date August 18, 2021
Metadata Updated Date August 20, 2021

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Metadata Created Date August 18, 2021
Metadata Updated Date August 20, 2021
Publisher Bureau of Justice Statistics
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Identifier 2587
Data First Published 1989-09-26T00:00:00
Language eng
Data Last Modified 2020-12-17T09:48:48
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