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Capital Punishment in the United States Series

Metadata Updated: November 28, 2023

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 November 28, 2023

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Harvested from DOJ JSON

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date August 18, 2021
Metadata Updated Date November 28, 2023
Publisher Bureau of Justice Statistics
Maintainer
Identifier 2587
Data First Published 1989-09-26T00:00:00
Language eng
Data Last Modified 2022-05-31T15:13:27
Public Access Level restricted public
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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 3bffadc08f9e3e6a98421ea80427f5c2c7293d46fb9242631b49925363593ef3
Source Schema Version 1.1

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