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The term felony, in some common law countries, means a serious crime. The word originates .... from first, second, third, fourth, to fifth degree. First-degree felonies are the most serious category...

What is the difference between Felony 1, 2, amd - Q&A - Avvo

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Jul 2, 2010 ... A First Degree Felony is punishable by 5 years to 99 years or Life and includes such crimes as murder, aggravated robbery, aggravated sexual.

What is a first degree felony in Texas? | Reference.com

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According to Sullo and Sullo Attorneys at Law, first-degree felonies are serious crimes in the state of Texas that are second only to capital felonies in terms of ...

Grading of Crimes

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constitutes a crime. The classes of crime are: (l) Murder of the first degree or of the second degree. (2) Felony of the first degree. (3) Felony of the second degree .

Pennsylvania Felony Charges and Sentencing for Convictions ...

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In addition distinguishing between felony and misdemeanor offenses, Pennsylvania separates felonies into three different degrees: first, second, and third.

Felony Classes: Charges, Penalties and Sentencing | Criminal Law

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For example, felonies in Pennsylvania are either first, second, third degree, or unclassified crimes. To learn the sentence for a particular first degree crime, you  ...

What Are Examples of Felonies and Misdemeanors?

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The distinction between whether theft is a misdemeanor or a felony is dependent on ... Class A felonies are generally murder or first degree intentional homicide.

What are first, second, and third degree robbery? - Criminal Law

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First degree robbery, second degree robbery and third degree robbery are serious ... In New York, third degree robbery is considered a class D felony and may ...

First Degree Murder Overview - FindLaw

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Most states also adhere to a legal concept known as the "felony murder rule," under which a person commits first-degree murder if any death (even an accidental ...

Second Degree Murder Overview - FindLaw

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These states usually break the crime of murder into first degree murder and ... Whether this felony murder would constitute a first or second degree murder, ...

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What is a first-degree felony in Florida? | Reference.com

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A first degree felony in Florida is a crime that is punishable by more than one year, up to 30 years imprisonment, 30 years in the department of corrections or a  ...

Felony Definition, Examples, and Classifications - Legal Dictionary

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Common law and statutes in most states divide felonies into first through fourth degree felonies, each carrying increasing penalties, and are specifically outlined  ...

101 Pa. Code § 15.66. Offenses and penalties. - Pennsylvania Code

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(2) A crime is a felony of the first degree if it is murder of the third degree or if it is so designated or if a person convicted thereof may be sentenced to a term of ...