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Misdemeanor

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All other crimes are considered felonies. Many states also employ this distinction. A misdemeanor is considered a crime of ... adopted some other classification: in the ...

Felonies, Misdemeanors, and Infractions: Classifying Crimes | Nolo ...

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

Classification of Crimes: Felonies & Misdemeanors | Legal Information

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Learn about felony and misdemeanor crimes, how they are classified, and the laws in your state.

Classification of Crimes - Lawyers.com

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Kinds of Crimes: Misdemeanors, Felonies, and More.

Types of Misdemeanor Charges | LegalMatch Law Library

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May 20, 2016 ... What Is a Misdemeanor? Misdemeanors are a category of criminal charges. They are generally less serious than felony charges, but more ...

New York Crimes by Offense Level | New York State Penal Law

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New York Crimes by Offense Level | Felony Misdemeanor Violation - A guide to the different offense levels in the New York Penal Law | NYS Laws.

Criminal Offense Classification Overview :: Justia

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

What Are Examples of Felonies and Misdemeanors?

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The primary difference between misdemeanors and felonies is the amount of jail time ... At the most severe level of felony classification, Class A, the maximum ...

Chapter 9A.20 RCW: CLASSIFICATION OF CRIMES

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(2) Misdemeanors and Gross Misdemeanors. (a) Any crime punishable by a fine of not more than one thousand dollars, or by imprisonment in a county jail for ...

Classification of Crimes

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Compare the punishment options for felonies, misdemeanors, felony- misdemeanors, and infractions. Compare jail and prison. Crimes can be classified in many ...

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Classifications of Crimes - FindLaw

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

18 U.S. Code § 3559 - Sentencing classification of offenses | US ...

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life imprisonment, or if the maximum penalty is death, as a Class A felony;. (2) ... six months or less but more than thirty days, as a Class B misdemeanor;. (8).

Types of Criminal Offenses - Crime - About.com

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In the United States there are three basic classifications of criminal offenses - felonies, misdemeanors and infractions. They are distinguished from each other by ...