In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Such force was justifiable against 'felons', and a thief was a felon if he had two previous convictions.
- Passengers discovered the man, a convicted felon on probation for burglary, hiding in an airplane restroom.
- They're standing behind convicted criminals, convicted felons.
- The felon responded by committing another burglary.
- He encouraged her to read out the death warrants of convicted felons and witness the executions.
- The few pretenders who remained were a disappointing assortment of dim, second-class felons and impotent thugs.
- Those kinds of places were only good to find felons and thieves.
- When a convicted felon commits a crime they take his DNA.
- Trying to prevent convicted felons from committing more crimes raises profound questions of character, habit, and the limits of social intervention.
- Perjury is a felony; felons are not only disqualified from holding public office, they can't vote.
- He is a convicted felon who made illegal political contributions.
- The issue of whether convicted felons can profit from the sale of their stories, which are inevitably entangled with their victims' stories, is a familiar one.
- Virginia joined in by collecting the DNA of all convicted felons, not just sex offenders.
- I mean do you ever see situations where monies are taken away from convicted felons in order to compensate the victims?
- As with many other laws in the United States, legislation denying voting rights to convicted felons and other offenders varies widely from state to state.
- Accused felons were allowed to call witnesses, and defendants were given other procedural protections.
- The searches would not detect felons who had committed felonies in other states, and then moved to Washington.
- As I've noted before and noted today in my column, there is still no system for tracking criminal illegal alien felons and other inmates.
- If you're a convicted felon, go where felons are, not where good people are.
- Incidentally, it is illegal for a convicted felon to own a firearm of any type.
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