Using Random Judge Assignments to Estimate the Effects of Incarceration and Probation on Recidivism Among Drug Offenders

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ISPS ID: 
D028
Suggested citation: 

Donald P. Green, Daniel Winik (2010), Replication materials for ‘Using Random Judge Assignments to Estimate the Effects of Incarceration and Probation on Recidivism Among Drug Offenders.’ http://hdl.handle.net/10079/d84247d6-5932-40a7-ae03-c06d47ff4b2f. ISPS Data Archive.

Author(s): 

Donald P. Green, Daniel Winik

Research design: 
Data type: 
Administrative
Data source(s): 

Public lockup lists and case file records from D.C. Superior Court

Data source information: 

isps(at)yale(dot)edu

Field date: 
December 1, 2002
Field Date: 
2002 - 2003
Location: 
Location details: 
DC
Unit of observation: 
Individual
Sample size: 
1003
Inclusion/exclusion: 
Defendants charged with drug-related offenses (and no non-drug-related offenses) between June 1, 2002 and May 9, 2003. We made two additional exclusions from the sample. First, we rejected a small number of cases in which the defendant had another case sentenced concurrently or disposed at the time of sentencing. Second, we excluded a small number of cases involving judges not on the normal calendars.
Randomization procedure: 
n/a
Treatment: 
Judges; sentencing tendencies
Treatment administration: 
n/a
Outcome measures: 
Recidivism probability
Archive date: 
2011
Owner: 
Donald P. Green, Daniel Winik
Owner contact: 

isps(at)yale(dot)edu

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