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United States

United States Punishment Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
Crimes possibly attracting life sentence Varies by state 2014
Crimes requiring mandatory sentence Varies by state 2014
Has indefinite sentence Yes 2014
Has life imprisonment Yes 2014
Life sentence under the age of 18 or 21 Yes ( de jure ) 2014
Maximum length of sentence None 2014
Minimum life sentence to serve before eligibility for requesting parole 15 years minimum to infinite, or never (depending on crime and state) 2014

Citation

"United States Punishment Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/United-States/Crime/Punishment

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