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    What Is a Class D Felony?

    Class D felonies are among the categories of felonies in the United States. Find out here what a class D felony and the other felonies are.

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    What are Violent Felonies?

    A crime of violence is a crime in which a person, also called the offender/perpetrator, uses/threatens to use force upon another person, also known as the victim.

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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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    When are White Collar Crimes Felonies?

    First referred to as white collar crimes by the sociologist Edwin Sutherland in 1949, these crimes typically involves crimes that financially benefit the offenders without any violence. Sutherland explains it as a "crime committed by a person of respectability and high social status in the course of their occupation."

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    How to Expunge a Felony

    According to a study in 2010, nearly eight percent of the population has a felony conviction. This comes with a felony on record for life, unless actions are taken to have them removed or the records sealed. California, Colorado, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New York, Texas, and Washington remove a felony from record after seven years. In…

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