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    Research the difference between a felony and misdemeanor. Write a memo explaining the differences and in particular, addressing Ms. Singh's concerns about prison death penalty if she eventually convicted of crime.

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    Here is the information to get you started on your memo to Ms. Singh:

    A misdemeanor is a criminal offense that is less serious than a felony, and therefore carries less serious punishments. A defendant convicted of a misdemeanor cannot be sentenced to the death penalty, but someone convicted of a felony can spend up to life in prison, and be convicted of the death penalty (or they can receive up ...

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    The solution provides a detailed explanation with references examining concerns about the prison death penalty if convicted of a crime. The differences between a felony and a misdemeanor are also discussed.