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    Explain the difference between excusable homicide and justifiable homicide.

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    The legal definition of justifiable homicide is the killing of one person by another without any criminal intent. Essentially, there is a very thin line of difference between justifiable and excusable homicides and both appears to be quite similar to each other.

    Justifiable homicide is a type of homicide in which a person kills another one to prevent a felony, which is authorized by law or is legal. A good example of justifiable homicide is the killing of enemy soldier during a war by a soldier. Such killings are considered justifiable ...

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