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noun as in criminal

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Activists have scrambled to help ex-felons pay those penalties and re-enfranchise as many of them as possible.

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In Florida, the Gutting of a Landmark Law Leaves Few Felons Likely to VoteState officials don’t know how many felons are registered or eligible to vote.

The idea for the pledge came to him as he read coverage of Mike Bloomberg’s effort to pay the debts of former felons in Florida, whom the state had prevented from voting if they owed it money.

She declined to give a current number of people flagged as felons.

He also hired a convicted felon to review and collect attorney fees of hundreds of poor defendants in Cumberland County.

The Washington Post added that the man was a convicted felon.

Morgan is a convicted felon and therefore barred from possessing firearms.

Yet, despite his criminal record, countless women fawned over the seemingly sexy felon.

Meet the drug felon and Bravo TV star challenging Lindsey Graham for his Senate seat in November.

Rep. Steve Stockman (R-TX) is a grifter and a wingnut, but is he possibly a felon too?

He added ‘that he had rather live as a felon or a rebel than adventure his undoing for the Queen.’

Amongst the prisoners taken was Wolfe Tone; who soon afterwards in order to avoid a felon's death, ended his life by suicide.

"Ay, wench—in that sure prison which felon never breaks from," answered the Countess.

If you have evidence against Frank Lamotte, why do you occupy a felon's cell?

The condemned felon has as good a yard for air and exercise in Newgate, as the insolvent debtor in the Marshalsea Prison.


On this page you'll find 31 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to felon, such as: convict, delinquent, lawbreaker, offender, con, and jailbird.

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