Life Without Possibility Of Parole Legal Meaning and Definition

Here is a simplified definition of the legal term Life Without Possibility Of Parole.

Life Without Possibility of Parole (n):

A legal term referring to a type of punishment or sentence given to serious crime offenders where they are condemned to spend the rest of their lives in prison without any chance of release. This sentence is usually issued when a criminal's actions are deemed extremely dangerous to society, and it is considered an alternative to capital punishment (the death penalty). With this sentence, the criminal is removed from society but not executed.