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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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Police records revealed Lee was a convicted felon, meaning he legally could not be in possession of the gun or the ammunition inside it.
Authorities plan to charge him with third-degree burglary, possession of a handgun by a convicted felon, and first-degree wanton endangerment, as well as other potential charges, including drug possession and drug manufacturing.
But the procedures used by a majority of jurisdictions to evaluate a convicted felon's suitability for these two legal roles differ wildly, suggesting that gatekeepers maintain keenly divergent views of convicted felons.
However, in the exceptional case such as this one, perhaps a convicted felon can and should be given the opportunity for redemption.
Four years ago, I was convicted of copyright infringement, making me a convicted felon.
The caller reported Fountain, a three-time convicted felon, possessed firearms and sold narcotics from his home.
The cast of characters -- actually mostly individuals without any true character -- is a pack of poor angry wretches who are starved for attention, including former KKK Grand Wizard, convicted felon and candidate for Congress David Duke.
Ever the confessor, Cleaver provides all the insight one needs to understand the source of his criminal behavior and his evolution from a convicted felon to a master of words.
I'm rebuilding my life, and I should be allowed a second chance," said Carlos Crumedy, a convicted felon who attended the public forum.
Under a proposal by Representative Michael Sak of Michigan, a convicted felon could be ordered to pay for prosecution, police and court costs along with his own defense attorneys, if he can afford it.
The Hanging of Ephraim Wheeler provides a vibrant recreation of the life and death of one convicted felon in an early nineteenth-century New England town.