A felon is an individual who is legally convicted for a crime, which may range from fraud to assault, and sentenced to imprisonment for a period of one year or more. (The definition of felony--with reference to jail time in particular--may differ from one jurisdiction to another.) On completion of their term, some convicts do realize their mistake and decide to start life afresh, but then, it is not as easy as it seems, especially for someone with a criminal record.
Adding to their woes, is the fact that the world has become very competitive. When highly educated individuals with decent work experience face difficulty trying to find a good job, it is no surprise if a person convicted