Origin of misdemeanor
Examples from the Web for misdemeanor
Uber severed ties with him, and on Monday he was charged with misdemeanor vehicular homicide.
Freundel was charged with six counts of voyeurism, a misdemeanor, and has surrendered his passport while awaiting trial.Women Describe How Top D.C. Rabbi Allegedly Spied on Them in the Nude|Steven I. Weiss|October 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
ARS identified what it called the “stalker gap,” where people convicted of stalking as a misdemeanor can still carry guns.
Add to that a batch of misdemeanor disorderly conduct charges and a few felony drug raps, and it was time to move.A Report From the Misunderstood Gathering of the Juggalos|Steve Miller|July 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Ultimately, he pleaded no contest to misdemeanor charges, and was placed on three years probation and fined $2,215.Inside California's Crazy Race To Be The GOP Gubernatorial Candidate|Olivia Nuzzi|May 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Finally, the hearing of evidence began on the indictment against Burr for misdemeanor—for having conducted an attack upon Mexico.The Life of John Marshall Volume 3 of 4|Albert J. Beveridge
I hope sometime it will be a misdemeanor, punishable by imprisonment, to display candy as shamelessly as it is done.Diet and Health|Lulu Hunt Peters
Any disrespectful deportment or reproachful language toward such persons is regarded as a misdemeanor of no ordinary aggravation.Fetichism in West Africa|Robert Hamill Nassau
The trial of Dayton for misdemeanor may as well go on at Richmond.
If she has been condemned for crime or misdemeanor, her request is rarely granted.The History of Prostitution|William W. Sanger
A minor crime, punishable by a fine or a light jail term. Common misdemeanors, such as traffic violations, are usually dealt with informally, without a trial. (Compare felony.)