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felony

A crime that carries the possibility of a sentence in excess of one year.Violation of some real estate laws is classified as a felony.

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More than half of the convicted felons received sentences which were, essentially, probation.
Among the most significant changes the commission recommended was even if civil rights have been restored, convicted felons should not have the privilege of practicing law in Florida, and there should be no second chances for disbarred lawyers.
If I can keep just one more person safe from the hands of a convicted felon, then I have done something worthwhile for our members and our industry," said Vest.
Snipes was previously convicted of being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm in federal court, the Middle District of Alabama in 1996.
In November 2005, TRUE took the unprecedented step of filing a lawsuit against a convicted felon and registered sex offender from California who applied for membership with the company, misrepresented his felony status, and improperly accessed TRUE's database, all in violation of its policies.
Federal law prohibits convicted felons from possessing firearms or ammunition.
July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- A former Feeding Hills man was found guilty late yesterday by a federal trial jury of being a convicted felon who mailed a firearms silencer across state lines.
The accuser is a convicted felon and longtime drug abuser who has been imprisoned for years for serious crimes ranging from child sexual molestation to using illegal drugs such as crack cocaine.
Code, Section 922(g)(1) - being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm.
The case stems from alleged incidents where a female was admitted to the psychiatric hospital, placed in a room next to a convicted felon (who was transferred from LA county jail and, prior to the victim's admission to the hospital, was being observed by Del Amo staff for 'sexual acting out,') who raped her twice.
Vines of the Middle District of Tennessee announced on Monday the sentencing of Lloyd Goode, 51, of Madison to 36 months in federal prison for being a convicted felon in possession of firearms.
He is suspected of sexual battery, being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm and residential burglary in the 1500 block of Scott Road - the apartment complex where Santos lived.