When it comes to criminal offenses, understanding the difference between a felony and a misdemeanor is important. A felony is a serious crime that typically carries a punishment of more than one year in prison.
Examples include murder, robbery, and fraud. On the other hand, a misdemeanor is a less serious offense that usually results in a punishment of less than one year in jail. Common misdemeanors include petty theft, simple assault, and trespassing. I
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