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In plain terms, he was an incorrigible scoundrel; and he had now added one more to the list of his many misdemeanors by impudently breaking the conditions on which Mrs.
The President of the United States would be liable to be impeached, tried, and, upon conviction of treason, bribery, or other high crimes or misdemeanors, removed from office; and would afterwards be liable to prosecution and punishment in the ordinary course of law.
He is suspected of other misdemeanors and offences against private rights; and I have this night taken on myself.
I can't quite make out; it is something dreadfully bad, something mean and underhand, and not redeemed by audacity, as his mother's misdemeanors may have been.
The President, Vice President and all civil Officers of the United States, shall be removed from Office on Impeachment for, and Conviction of, Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors.
Then out came the truth all in a breath, just as he used to bolt out his boyish misdemeanors, and then back up against the wall ready to take the consequences.
The encouragement Buck gave the rebels led them into all kinds of petty misdemeanors.
In November, a jury failed to convict Reynolds on the felony charges, instead finding him guilty of six misdemeanor counts of solicitation of professional employment.
Ramos had claimed that West punched him in an unprovoked attack and wrestled his camera to the ground during the scuffle and the rapper had been charged with misdemeanor counts of battery and grand theft.
As minor as a misdemeanor conviction or guilty plea appears at first (usually a small fine and no jail time), she says, it can live in government records forever, undermine the job prospects of otherwise stellar candidates and cause major damage to their long-term career aspirations.
His wife, Roena ``Emma'' Hedengran, 54, pleaded guilty to one misdemeanor count of failing to maintain records of exotic felines.
Although current federal law prohibits the transfer to, or possession by, a person convicted of a felony sex offense, it is legal under federal law for persons convicted of misdemeanor sex crimes to buy, sell, and possess firearms.
In Nevada, exhibiting a company name is considered advertising, and officers can charge unlicensed contractors with a misdemeanor if they do not have a valid contractor's license number displayed.
Those include the addition of two misdemeanor counts of violation of Health and Safety Code section 1290, which historically has applied only to facilities, according to Gluck.