Looking for a crime or misdoing that has been done and you are aware but chose to do nothing about it. Say in court how would a lawyer explain this

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  • You are aware of a crime you committed? someone you know committed? a stranger committed? How are aware? Because you saw it? Because you heard about it? From the person who did it? From a witness? From a someone who heard it from someone else? I saw someone speeding past me on the highway and didn’t call the cops…
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Misprision of felony consists of

failing to report knowledge of a felony to the appropriate authorities.

It has been removed as a crime in many jurisdictions.

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