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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 tagged the slain felon as wanted for cases of robbery and violation of the law on Violence Against Women and Children.
Appellant moved to sever the charge of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon from the other charges, and the trial court granted the motion.
Jimmy Thompson was charged by indictment and pled guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm, 18 U.S.C 922(g)(1).
An insurance producer that fails to obtain a consent or waiver before employing a convicted felon may be subject to regulatory action.
Rumours have been flying for weeks that the Topshop heiress and her boyfriendJeremy Meeks- aka the Hot Felon - are expecting a baby boy.
Under our current model of justice, a felony conviction or pleading carries with it consequences that can persist long after a felon cuts ties with the criminal justice system.
Teixeira was booked in to the Lane County Jail on charges of eluding police by vehicle, eluding police on foot, reckless driving, reckless endangering, misdemeanor driving while suspended, felon in possession of a restricted weapon (a double-edged knife), and possession of methamphetamine, and outstanding felony warrants for felon in possession of a firearm, theft and driving while suspended, and a parole violation for felon in possession of a firearm.
The internet has found its new "prison bae" after the mugshot of a "hot" felon named Mirella Ponce goes viral.
Remember Jeremy Meeks, the living Internet meme who was catapulted into celebrity when his mug shot went viral, earning him the dubious distinction of the world's hottest felon?
Hot felon Jeremy Meeks, 33, proves it's definitely a case of who you know as he poses in a Topshop window in Los Angeles.
Felon disenfranchisement is one of the greatest threats to our democracy and to our human rights.