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Felony in Law Enforcement
Main Entry: Law Enforcement in the Legal Dictionary. This section provides, in the context of Law Enforcement, a partial definition of felony.
- Law Enforcement Officer
- Police Work
- Law Enforcement Agency
- felony in A Dictionary of Law Enforcement (Oxford University Press)
- felony in the Encyclopedia of Law Enforcement
- A Treatise on the Police of the Metropolis
English Legal System: Felony
In the context of the English law, A Dictionary of Law provides the following legal concept of Felony :
Formerly, an offence more serious than a *misdemeanour. Since 1967 the term has been abandoned (although it is retained in pre-1967 statutes that are still in force) and the law formerly relating to misdemeanours now applies to felonies.
See also arrestable offence; indictable offence; summary offence.
felony: Vocabulary part of speech
Meaning of this part of speech
felony in an Example Sentence
Murder is considered a felony and is punishable by life in prison.
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