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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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A theory of fidelity-based adaptation with no tolerance for Hutcheon's "repetitions with variations," Bloom's misprisions, or Jameson's antagonistic incompatibilities runs through Bentes's text like a hidden, organizing thread.
For centuries, misprision of felony was treated as an independent wrong and criminalized on that basis.
David Green, "Scientific Misprision," Scope: Contemporary Research Topics, art & design 9 (November 2014), http://www.
Those who conceal the commission of treason "shall be adjudged guilty of misprision of treason, and shall be imprisoned not exceeding seven years, and fined not exceeding one thousand dollars" (1 Stat.
Shaayeva are defendants in the same criminal probe, and are charged with misprision of crime and abuse of power.
Drawing on Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak's "productive undoing" or misprision of Schiller's Romantic popularization of Kant in the letters On the Aesthetic Education of Man, I outline a contemporary role for the aesthetic quite different from the general aestheticization of the commodity--or commodification of the aesthetic to a point of indistinction between product and image--in the post-modern globalized society of the spectacle.
and British governments, however, the Dole Government dismissed that charge and instead tried the Hawaiian monarch for misprision of treason, which was not a death penalty offense.
Just think of it in terms of misprision of a felony.
law, there is generally no liability for merely failing to report the commission of a crime in the absence of conduct--either before or after the fact--that aids the person committing the crime or obstructs efforts to investigate the crime; however, some states vary in the application of the common law misprision concept.
Bloom, however, shows that for Shakespeare misprision meant not only misunderstanding (wrong understanding) or misreading (wrong reading), on the contrary, it tended to be also a pun that suggested "unjust imprisonment," or even "scornful underestimation.
Thus, he establishes two of the ongoing themes of the work in the initial pages: the gulf between those in power and those lacking power and the misprision of an ethical crime (intentional or not).
Bloom's writing agent experiences an internal struggle and has to react to the suppression of the influential predecessors to claim for a poetic identity through conscious misprision while Eliot's poet has to take external influence, the tradition of great poets, as a condition for identity by surrendering to the tradition and imitating influences.