One who has committed a felony. OXFORD. Felony; a now archaic term of English law for crimes that carried the death sentence. LAW. Felons were housed in the left hand side of the County Gaol and later in the 19th century prison buildings.
A person who has been convicted of a serious criminal offense punishable by imprisonment exceeding one year. Foreperson: At the beginning of deliberations, the jury votes to select one of its members to be the foreperson. The jury foreperson's duty is to see that discussion during deliberations is carried on in a free and orderly manner, that the case and issues are fully and freely discussed, and that every juror is given a chance to participate in the discussion. As the deliberations conclude, the foreperson counts the votes and completes and signs the verdict form.
a corporate officer of a firm under investigation by Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan for selling telephone calling records over the Internet without the permission of the phone companies' customers, court documents show