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Title: Law and The Media Survey      
dateReleased:
08-23-2007
downloadURL: http://hdl.handle.net/1902.4/USCSRA2000-CRIMETV
ID:
hdl:1902.4/USCSRA2000-CRIMETV
description:
This survey covers the following issues and topics: Frequency of watching law/police TV shows (6); knowledge of the legal system (3); trust in professionals (9); concern about being a crime victim (2); seriousness of crime problem in country (1); seriousness of crime problem in city/town (1); frequency of criminals getting away with crimes (1); most appropriate sentence for premeditated murder (1); importance/essentiality of rights to accused criminals (3); number of rights for accused/convicted criminals (2); treatment of prisoners (1); goal of conviction (1); agree/disagree with statement (8); accuracy of entertainment shows about criminal justice system (1); perceived percentage of racial/ethnic minority/women police officers (2); appropriateness of pay for police officers (1); frequency of distortion of truth in police testimonies in a trial (1); frequency of police officers bending rules to get confessions (1); frequency of abuse of accused criminals by police officers (1); perceived percentage of racial/ethnic minority/women lawyers (2); appropriateness of pay for lawyers (1); frequency of prosecutors bending rules to get confessions (1); frequency of defense lawyers hiding facts to protect clients (1); quality of representation of accused criminals by public defenders (1); perceived percentage of racial/ethnic minority/women judges (2); judges' rulings based on law or personal beliefs (1); race as a factor in criminal trials (1); likeliness of African Americans/Hispanics vs. whites to be stopped by police (2); percentage of African American/ Hispanic prisoners (2); likeliness of African Americans/Hispanics vs. Whites to receive fair trials (2); main source of news/information (1).
description:
Center for Survey Research & Analysis, 2007, "Law and The Media Survey"
name:
Center for Survey Research & Analysis
homePage: http://www.harvard.edu/
name:
Harvard University
ID:
SCR:011273
abbreviation:
DataVerse
homePage: http://thedata.org/
name:
Dataverse Network Project
ID:
SCR:001997