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synonyms for felony

  • arson
  • assault
  • burglary
  • murder
  • offense
  • rape
  • robbery
  • violation
  • wrongdoing
  • criminal offense
  • foul play

antonyms for felony

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  • obedience
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Election officials are required by law to periodically update their records, removing individuals who have moved away, died or been newly convicted of a felony.
PROPUBLICA’S PANDEMIC GUIDE TO MAKING SURE YOUR VOTE COUNTSBY SUSIE ARMITAGESEPTEMBER 16, 2020PROPUBLICA
Proposition 20 would allow prosecutors to charge certain non-violent offenses as a felony and would establish new types of crimes, making it harder for those people to qualify for early release.
MORNING REPORT: THE DREADED PURPLE TIERVOICE OF SAN DIEGOSEPTEMBER 16, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
It wasn’t, and their armed display resulted in felony charges.
HOW AN OVERLOAD OF RIOT PORN IS DRIVING CONFLICT IN THE STREETSBOBBIE JOHNSONSEPTEMBER 3, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Sullivan is charged with obstruction of justice and failing to report his knowledge of a felony.
EX-UBER SECURITY CHIEF ACCUSED OF COVERING UP HACKINGVERNE KOPYTOFFAUGUST 20, 2020FORTUNE
With the racial disparities in the prosecution of felonies coming increasingly under fire, 13 states now prohibit private employers from asking about criminal history, according to the National Employment Law Project.
PLEASE AVOID THIS BIASED HIRING PRACTICE DURING THE ECONOMIC RECOVERYSARA NADELJULY 14, 2020QUARTZ
The judge reserved the case till he could determine whether the crime was felony or only a misdemeanor.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
In 1434 the Legislature enacted that the making of gold or silver should be treated as a felony.
WITCH, WARLOCK, AND MAGICIANWILLIAM HENRY DAVENPORT ADAMS
The pro-slavery Legislature made it a felony to circulate anti-slavery publications, or to deny the right to hold slaves.
A HISTORY OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY, YEAR BY YEAREDWIN EMERSON
Poaching is not yet made felony; but there is no saying how soon it may be made so, if the crime be persisted in.
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION,VARIOUS
Subsequent to the passing of the Act of 1586 the method of execution would have been that for felony.
IRISH WITCHCRAFT AND DEMONOLOGYST. JOHN D. (ST. JOHN DRELINCOURT) SEYMOUR
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