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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Misdemeanor

A misdemeanor is any "lesser" criminal act in some ... These jurisdictions have generally adopted some other classification: in the Commonwealth nations of Australia, ...

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 ...

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Kinds of Crimes: Misdemeanors, Felonies, and More.

www.thoughtco.com/types-of-criminal-offenses-970835

Jun 30, 2017 ... In the United States, there are three primary classifications of criminal offenses - felonies, misdemeanors, and infractions. Each classification is ...

www.justia.com/criminal/classification

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

www.criminaldefenselawyer.com/resources/what-are-felonies-misdemeanors-and-infractions.htm

Misdemeanors are less serious crimes, and are typically punishable by up to a year in county jail. Common misdemeanors include shoplifting, drunk driving, ...

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