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Oliver Twist
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  • In our station-houses, men and women are every night confined on the most trivial charges—the word is worth noting—in dungeons, compared with which, those in Newgate, occupied by the most atrocious felons, tried, found guilty, and under sentence of death, are palaces.
  • ’If he hesitates or moves a finger but as you bid him, drag him into the street, call for the aid of the police, and impeach him as a felon in my name.’

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  • Each state determines how long a felon is denied the right to vote.
  • It’s difficult for ex-felons to find work.

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