misprision of a felony


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misprision of a felony

n. concealing another's felony (serious crime) from law enforcement officers. (See: felony, aid and abet, accessory)

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Byer was suspended for a period of three years nunc pro tunc June 20, 2006, based on his plea of guilty to the federal charge of misprision of a felony.
District Court in Eugene to the crime of misprision of a felony for knowing about the crime and failing to report it.
O'Bireck faced a maximum of 3 years in prison for pleading guilty to one count of misprision of a felony.
The bill of information against Hills charges him with conspiracy to obstruct justice and misprision of a felony.
Angela pled guilty a few days later to one count of misprision of a felony.
WASHINGTON, April 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michael Hunter, who until last week was an officer with the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD), has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to obstruct justice and misprision of a felony, for failing to report a crime, in connection with the federal investigation of a police-involved shooting on the Danziger Bridge, the Justice Department today announced.
who pleaded guilty to misprision of a felony and mail fraud on July 14, 2006.
On May 11, 2006, Paley was suspended for a period of three years nunc pro tunc August 2, 2005, based on his federal felony conviction for misprision of a felony.
WASHINGTON, March 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A two-count bill of information filed today in federal court charges New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) Officer Michael Hunter with misprision of a felony (for concealing a known felony) and with conspiring with fellow NOPD officers to obstruct justice by covering up a police-involved shooting in the days after Hurricane Katrina, announced Thomas E.
Paley was suspended for three years pursuant to a May 11, 2006, order after pleading guilty to misprision of a felony in violation of 18 U.
April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- A Springfield man was convicted Monday in federal court of misprision of a felony and possession of cocaine base.
Lastly, PERRY is also charged with misprision of a felony.