Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary
1) Refers to an act done with criminal intent. The term is used to distinguish between a wrong that was not malicious and an intentional crime, as in "felonious assault," which is an attack meant to do real harm. 2) Relating to a felony.
Definition provided by Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary.
August 19, 2010, 5:16 pm