Misprision Of A Felony Legal Meaning and Definition

Here is a simplified definition of the legal term Misprision Of A Felony.

Misprision of a Felony (noun)

Misprision of a Felony refers to the act of deliberately hiding or not reporting a known felony to the appropriate law enforcement authorities. It can involve activities like hiding the truth, misrepresenting facts, suppressing or destroying evidence. This is considered a crime because it prevents the law from being enforced.