What is a misdemeanor?

What is a misdemeanor?

QuestionsWhat is a misdemeanor?
Maurice asked 49 years ago

Is misdemeanor a crime in US legal system? How is it different from felony crime?

1 Answers
Ray Hasson answered 2 years ago

A misdemeanor is any criminal act that is generally classified as a lesser offense. Its roots are in common law. Misdemeanors are punished are punished with prison in jail and/or monetary fines

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