Crime > Punishment Stats: compare key data on Romania & United States

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STAT Romania United States
Crimes possibly attracting life sentence Treason and other grave crimes against the state, extremely grave murder, capitulation, desertion on the battlefield, crimes against peace or humanity Varies by state
Crimes requiring mandatory sentence Genocide during wartime, inhumane treatment during wartime Varies by state
Has indefinite sentence No; replaced by 25 years' imprisonment at age 60 Yes
Has life imprisonment Yes Yes
Life sentence under the age of 18 or 21 Under 18: max. 20 years' imprisonment Yes ( de jure )
Maximum length of sentence None None
Minimum life sentence to serve before eligibility for requesting parole 20 years 15 years minimum to infinite, or never (depending on crime and state)


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