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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/California_criminal_law

California defines a "Crime" or "Public Offense" as an act committed or omitted in ... In California, there are three different types of crimes and public offenses: (1) Infractions, (2) Misdemeanors, and (3) Felonies.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Misdemeanor

A misdemeanor is considered a crime of low seriousness, and a felony one of high seriousness. ... jurisdictions have generally adopted some other classification: in the ...

criminal.findlaw.com/criminal-law-basics/classifications-of-crimes.html

Crimes receive different classifications according to their severity. The mildest crimes are known as infractions; more serious crimes are known as misdemeanors;

www.nolo.com/legal-encyclopedia/crimes-felonies-misdemeanors-infractions-classification-33814.html

In every state, crimes are put into distinct categories. The categories are usually " felony," "misdemeanor," and "infraction." Decisions on crime classification are ...

open.lib.umn.edu/criminallaw/chapter/1-4-classification-of-crimes

Crimes are generally graded into four categories: felonies, misdemeanors, felony -misdemeanors, and infractions. Often the criminal intent element affects a ...

www.criminaldefenselawyer.com/topics/classification-crimes

Felony Classification Laws. Felony Classes: Charges and Penalties. Felonies and Misdemeanors In all states, crimes are classified as either misdemeanors ...

criminal.lawyers.com/criminal-law-basics/classification-of-crimes.html

Kinds of Crimes: Misdemeanors, Felonies, and More.

www.justia.com/criminal/classification

Information on the hierarchy of categories for classifying criminal offenses, ranging from felonies to misdemeanors and infractions.

examples.yourdictionary.com/what-are-examples-of-felonies-misdemeanors.html

In the United States federal criminal code, crimes are divided into two broad categories: misdemeanors and felonies. The distinction here is one of maximum  ...

www.legalmatch.com/law-library/article/classes-of-misdemeanors.html

Mar 9, 2017 ... A misdemeanor is a criminal offense that is less serious than a felony, but more serious than an infraction. See this article to learn more.