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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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After being served with a search warrant, Broadus was arrested again for being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm and for transportation of marijuana.
Nevertheless, because Alaska's felon disenfranchisement laws appear not to have been enacted with a discriminatory purpose, they likely do not violate the Federal Constitution.
Moments after Ponce's mugshot was shared by the police department social media users did not wait to label her a "hot" and "sexy" felon.
Arguably, A1 Gore would have won the presidency were it not for felon disenfranchisement in Florida.
Terry McAuliffe moved last month to restore voting rights to 13,000 former felons, he took a "bold" step to end a practice of Black voter suppression that hearkens back to the Reconstruction Era.
It is written from the perspective of a convicted felon, James Wieland, to offer help for other convicted felons and their friends and family.
FELON DISENFRANCHISEMENT in Florida has a long and ugly history.
Except for Maine and Vermont, all states restrict felon voting rights to some degree.
In Pensacola, the ATF hired a felon to run its pawnshop.
African American felon disenfranchisement; case studies in modern racism and political exclusion.