Today it would be considered a felony, classifying him as a “two-timer” and therefore ineligible for special release.
Allen, once an aide to the late Senator Jesse Helms, resigned in 2006 after he was arrested for felony thefts from retail stores.
In 1994 she was elected to the Wayne County Circuit Court, where she presided over hundreds of felony cases.
A brief bio is to be found in a deposition she gave in the criminal case before the felony charge was dropped.
It subjected those who registered non-citizens to vote--even unknowingly--to a felony conviction and up to five years in prison.
Some are here for gambling in the gutter, many for playing truant, some for sleeping out, and others for felony.
You cannot make economy a crime, progress a misdemeanour, or efficiency a felony!
What you are asking of me, my dear friend, is no more nor less than a felony.
Accordingly, their use was not confined to disposing of a charge of felony.
That is, blacks and such whites as were not disfranchised for participation in the rebellion or for felony.
late 13c. as a term in common law, in Anglo-French, from Old French felonie (12c.) "wickedness, evil, treachery, perfidy, crime, cruelty, sin," from Gallo-Romance *fellonia, from fellonem (see felon).
A grave crime, such as murder, rape, or burglary, that is punishable by death (see capital offense) or imprisonment in a state or federal facility.