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Felony - Wikipedia

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The term felony, in some common law countries, means a serious crime. The word originates ... Many common law countries have now abolished the felony/ misdemeanor distinction and replaced it with oth...

What Are Examples of Felonies and Misdemeanors?

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Crimes are classified based on the severity; this article gives examples of felonies and misdemeanors and explains the difference.

Felony - Definition, Examples, and Classifications

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For example, Joe steals a bike from Bob and is originally charged with misdemeanor theft. During the course of further investigation it is discovered, however, ...

Examples of Felonies - Get Legal - Public

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A felony is considered to be a wrong against society as a whole, and the state, ... such as DUI, as felonies, even though a first offense may be a misdemeanor.

20 Most Common Felony Crimes in the U.S.-List of Felonies

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Jan 4, 2012 ... Felonies are serious crimes, considered more impactful to public safety than misdemeanors. ... safety than minor crimes, called misdemeanors and petty crimes. .... For example, here is the FBI's list, which is very insightful: ...

What are Felonies and Misdemeanors | Attorneys.com

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For example, speeding down the highway would be considered a misdemeanor, but running someone over with your car on purpose would be considered a ...

Nursing-Related Crimes: Felonies and Misdemeanors | Study.com

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Stealing can be a misdemeanor offense depending on the jurisdiction and the value or quantity of the item stolen. For example, Texas has a statute making it a  ...

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

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Dave is convicted of simple assault. The offense carries a maximum fine of $1,000 and maximum jail time of six months. It's a misdemeanor. (For example, see ...

What are the Differences Between Felonies and Misdemeanors ...

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Understanding the difference between a felony and a misdemeanor can be critical ... Common examples include minor thefts, certain traffic offenses (like DUI or ...

What Distinguishes a Misdemeanor From a Felony? - FindLaw

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Most criminal systems for states across the United States divide their crimes into several different categories depending on how serious they are.