The term felony, in some common law countries, means a serious crime. The
word originates ... "The common law divided participants in a felony into four
basic categories: (1) first-degree princ...
A conviction for a first degree felony can result in life imprisonment or five to 99
years' imprisonment, as well as a fine of up to $10,000. Sexual assault against a
Common law and statutes in most states divide felonies into first through fourth
degree felonies, each carrying increasing penalties, and are specifically outlined
Classification of Criminal Offenses; Felonies; Misdemeanors. Infractions; How a
... First Degree, Five years to life in prison, Up to $10,000. Second Degree, One ...
12.32. FIRST DEGREE FELONY PUNISHMENT. (a) An individual adjudged
guilty of a felony of the first degree shall be punished by imprisonment in the
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
The author discusses what the penalty is for a 1st, 2nd, or 3rd degree felony
possession of a controlled substance.
(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 ...
Five years for a felony of the third degree; Fifteen years for a felony of the second
degree; Thirty years for a felony of the first degree; Life for a life felony.
(1) For a felony of the first degree, the prison term shall be three, four, five, six,
seven, eight, nine, ten, or eleven years. (2) For a felony of the second degree, the