misdemeanant


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misdemeanant

a person who has committed or been convicted of a MISDEMEANOUR.
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Because domestic violence misdemeanants and persons subject to a
747, 817-18 (2005) (noting that charge of gun possession by convicted domestic violence misdemeanant is easier to prove that charge of domestic assault).
Previous commentary on the Amendment typically praised the Amendment for prohibiting domestic violence misdemeanants in the military from possessing firearms.
Experts can also testify that the experience of most police agencies is that the fleeing vehicle is usually driven by a traffic offender or misdemeanant who is irrationally afraid of being stopped.
First, even if one were to admit that the average misdemeanant has committed a less heinous crime, there is no empirical evidence--at least none to which the courts have pointed--to suggest that felons outside of prison pose less risk to society than their incarcerated counterparts.
section] 925(a)(1), (45) the so-called "Government Exception," (46) which exempts government employees from federal firearm restrictions that impinge on their governmental duties, applies to abusers subject to orders of protection but not to misdemeanant abusers.
An early experiment, conducted in Baltimore in the spring of 1998, involved twelve law students supervised by Colbert who represented non-violent misdemeanant clients--meeting with them both prior to and at the proceeding--and whose representation yielded either release on recognizance or reduced (and affordable) bond for seventy percent of those represented.
The average length of stay of the current misdemeanant acquittees in the custody of DMHMRSAS is 7.
Some courts allow officers to enter a home without a warrant if they are in hot pursuit of a fleeing misdemeanant.
Although an officer might think a shoplifting suspect is only a misdemeanant due to the property value involved, the officer would have no way of knowing about several factors that could dramatically escalate the seriousness of the situation.
SEATTLE -- The North/East Cities (NEC) municipal jail planning group announced today its intent to move forward with environmental review and public comment of six potential sites for a new regional misdemeanant jail, including working with King County to evaluate the development of an annex to the county jail in downtown Seattle.
When a violent misdemeanant buys a gun, 74 percent of voters want to make that a crime.