FloridaDP: Florida Death Penalty Cases

Description Format Details Source

Description

Florida death penalty cases by race of defendant and victim

Format

A data frame with 326 observations on the following 4 variables.

Penalty

Was death penalty given? (No or Yes)

Defendant

Race of the defendant (Black or White)

White.Victim

Was the victim white? (1=yes or 0=no)

Black.Victim

Was the victim black? (1=yes or 0=no)

Details

Mike Radelet's data on imposition of the death penalty for murderers in Florida broken down by race of the victim and defendant.

Source

Radelet, M. (1981), "Racial Characteristics and Imposition of the Death Penalty," American Sociological Review, 46, 918-927.


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