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Question 1: Those people who are convicted of misdemeanors are often punished with probation, ________, short jail term, or part-time imprisonment; served on the weekends.
United StatesAlpha Phi OmegaScoutingCommunity service

Question 2: The distinction between a felony and misdemeanor has been abolished by most other ________ jurisdictions (e.g.
Civil law (legal system)ShariaCommon lawReception statute

Question 3: in Canada, ________, New Zealand, the Republic of Ireland and the United Kingdom, the crimes are divided into summary offences and indictable offences.
AustraliaBarbadosJamaicaBelize

Question 4: This is more common when the misdemeanor is related to the privilege in question (such as the loss of a taxi driver's license after a conviction for reckless driving), or when the misdemeanor involves ________ – and in general is evaluated on a case-by-case basis.
CrimeMoral turpitudeMurderFraud

Question 5: In the United States, misdemeanors are crimes with a maximum punishment of 12 months of ________, typically in a local jail (again, as contrasted with felons, who are typically incarcerated in a prison).
IncarcerationUnited States incarceration rateAbu Ghraib torture and prisoner abuseDenmark

Question 6: Misdemeanors are generally ________ much less severely than felonies, but theoretically more so than administrative infractions (also known as regulatory offenses).
PrisonDeterrence (psychological)PunishmentCrime

Question 7: For example, the US federal government and many ________ divide misdemeanors into several classes, with certain classes punishable by jail time and others carrying only a fine.
U.S. stateColoradoConnecticutMassachusetts

Question 8: One prominent example of this is found in the ________, which provides that the President may be impeached by Congress for "high crimes and misdemeanors" and removed from office accordingly.
United States ConstitutionElectoral College (United States)Continental AssociationUnited States Congress







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