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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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Suspects: Law enforcement agencies identified 51 alleged assailants in connection with the felonious line-of-duty deaths.
25) In the absence of pleading and proof of the defendant's felonious intent, a finding of conversion alone will not in and of itself support a finding of "felonious intent to steal.
The Sikh child was arrested, charged with felonious assault, and sent to juvenile jail.
and depending on the gestational age, along with individual state statutes, there is potential for an additional felonious count of 'intent to harm' with respect to the fetus," said Katherine G.
But once negotiations to secure Lewinsky's cooperation collapsed in early February 1998--largely because of the buffoonish conduct of Lewinsky's then-lawyer, William Ginsberg--Starr found himself in the same situation he had faced with Susan McDougal: He had tantalizing evidence of felonious conduct, but without any reasonable hope of bringing a criminal case.
Even the most felonious of these works was institutionalized by comforting wall text assuring viewers that "far from glorifying illegal behavior, these artists seek to illuminate the gray areas where our belief in freedom of expression clashes with the necessary control that government must wield.
The committee (Arbeitsgruppe Auslanderkriminalitat, or AGAK), which comprises representatives from federal, cantonal and municipal governments, was established in 1 999 for the purpose of analysing felonious, subversive and injudicious transgressions attributed to foreigners as well as drafting proposals for appropriate measures to hinder such acts.
The incident is part of a recent series of accidents and felonious behavior involving families of U.
A]ll plants must suffer in some degree when bees obtain their nectar in a felonious manner .
Feldt, who is an addicted bibliophile and a master of comparative literature, with a special love for The Divine Comedy, has a spectacular intellect but a felonious bent.
You're guilty of felonious misuse of your time and the organization's money if you're allowing people to delegate up--increasing your work load.