Vandalism

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    Is It a Crime to Tear Down Statues?

    Federal guidance for this largely began in 1966 with the National Historic Protection Act.

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    When Does Vandalism Become a Felony?

    Is vandalism a felony? While it may seem like a petty crime, the act of vandalism can often be considered a felony. There are many different forms of vandalism, and the range of punishments scales with the amount of damage caused. Vandalism is one of the most common felonies that are committed each year, and it’s important to understand the…

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    What Are Hate Crimes?

    A hate crime can be pretty much any type of crime against someone, as long as it has one element: the perpetrator committed the crime because of a bias they hold against someone's race, sex, religion, gender identity, disability, or nationality.

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    14 of the Most Common Felonies

    Committing a felony crime can put a black mark on your record that could potentially last a lifetime. Unfortunately, as serious as a felony crime is, they are widespread, and often the guilty party has no idea that they are committing a felony. So, to help sort it all out, below is a list of 14 of the most common…

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