Fact: In the United States, there is no federally set minimum age for criminal responsibility.
Fact: 37 states have also opted not to establish a minimum age of criminal responsibility.
Fact: This is in violation of the UNICEF Convention on the Rights of the Child.
Fact: The United States is one of only two countries in the world to have signed but not ratified the convention, with the other being Somalia.
Source: Incarceration Nation, Foreign Policy Passport