‘Life sentence’ sentenced for lifetime usage

Even if ‘life’ sentence doesn’t always literally mean life, there’s still good reason for calling it a life sentence.

Is it right to use the term ‘life sentence’ for a prison sentence, given this rarely means actual life imprisonment?

It doesn’t matter that a life sentence in our modern times often isn’t literally a life sentence but has an ending or discharge date.

The words “life sentence” is legal and judicial terminology.

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