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A misdemeanor (American English) or misdemeanour (British English) is any " lesser" criminal ... Depending on the jurisdiction, examples of misdemeanors may include: petty theft, prostituti...

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 - Legal Dictionary

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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, ...

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 Is a Felony? | LegalMatch Law Library

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Sep 8, 2015 ... Other examples of misdemeanors that are frequently charged as felonies include felony drunk driving/ DUI, felony domestic violence, and ...

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 ...

Classification of Crimes - Lawyers.com

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Kinds of Crimes: Misdemeanors, Felonies, and More. ... For example, that an offense carries possible imprisonment of more than one year commonly makes it a ...

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: ...

Misdemeanor vs Felony - Difference and Comparison | Diffen

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Misdemeanors tend to include nonviolent crimes, such as trespassing, petty theft, vandalism, and ...

Felonies & Misdemeanors in Maryland - Houlon Berman

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Are you facing charges for a felony or misdemeanor in Maryland? Click here to learn how our ... the death penalty in Maryland. Examples of felonies include:.

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What is a Felony and a Misdemeanor? - 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 ...

Examples of Felonies - Get Legal

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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.

What Distinguishes a Misdemeanor From a Felony? - FindLaw

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Other states define a misdemeanor as a crime that is not a felony or an infraction. Prosecutors ... How about some examples of proctorial misconduct if anyone…