misdemeanour


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misdemeanour

(US), misdemeanor
Criminal law (formerly) an offence generally less heinous than a felony and which until 1967 involved a different form of trial
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"A third degree felony is potentially a five-year imprisonment and a first degree misdemeanour, the maximum, is potentially up to a year, but a first time offender's not going to get five or six years.
Dubai: Suspects involved in certain misdemeanours will be able to keep their passports in their possession and not have them confiscated by prosecutors thanks to a newly launched smart initiative.
According to Al Humaidan's decision, members of the three prosecution wings can fine suspects involved in specific minor offences rather than indicting them and referring them to the Dubai Misdemeanours Court to stand trial.
The suspect was earlier ordered by the misdemeanour court in Ras Al Khaimah to serve three months in jail.
The Sidi Gaber Misdemeanour Court sentenced 134 defendants to three years' hard labour and an EGP 50,000 fine.
Abu Dhabi Court of Misdemeanours yesterday sentenced the Emirati, who is the son of one of the secret group defendants, to 10 months in jail.
Lohan was arrested twice last year on DUI charges and pleaded guilty in August to misdemeanour drunken driving and cocaine charges.
The spokesperson added that the woman was allowed to leave on another flight but that the police plan to pursue a misdemeanour assault charge, reports The Associated Press.
The 28-year-old is in the last chance saloon after a series of misdemeanours and twice walking out of the Wallaby training camp to return to his farm New South Wales last season.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Jan 15 (ANI): Delhi Chief Secretary Vijay Kumar Dev on Tuesday ordered compulsory retirement of a Deputy Superintendent of Tihar Jail for alleged misdemeanour.
3, 1987, says it's up to a judge's discretion to order the deportation of any expatriate who is jailed for a crime or misdemeanour.
The woman - arrested on a preliminary felony count of disorderly conduct - reportedly pleaded guilty to two misdemeanour counts, resisting law enforcement and public indecency.