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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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The sliding scale specification for sentencing would apply to felonious assault, according to a (http://www.
Twenty-two of the felonious deaths occurred in the South, 18 in the West, 10 in the Midwest, and 3 in the Northeast.
Davis, 29, was sentenced in Hamilton County Common Pleas on 14 counts of felonious assault.
The following information concerns duly sworn city, university and college, county, state, tribal, and federal law enforcement officers who died in 2012 as a result of felonious incidents in the line of duty.
Based on the hit British show by the same name, Skins is equal parts drama and cautionary tale, characters are faced with everything from failing grades and jealousies to abandonment, mental illness and STDs--plus, a few raging parties and felonious hijinks thrown into the mix.
I'm afraid this crime website lark is just another felonious stunt to pull the wool over the voters' eyes.
The regime will be back, with armed soldiers and riot police, because it needs foreign exchange these lands can bring, not just to service the gargantuan debt but also to alleviate self-made problems - such as the felonious oil hedging deal.
Almost all defendants are accused in abuse of power by using violence and complicity in felonious homicide of two or more people.
We were all young once and did crazy and unorthodox things, although such conduct stopped short of criminal conduct that was felonious.
Anthony Sowell, 50, appeared in court yesterday and entered not guilty pleas to charges of rape, kidnapping, attempted murder and felonious assault.
The plan also offers an optional Felonious Assault AD&D Rider that covers employees such as safety officials and school district personnel.
Each year, the FBI publishes data concerning the felonious and accidental line-of-duty deaths and assaults of local, state, tribal, and federal law enforcement officers.