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(Encyclopedia) homicide h?m?s?d, in law, the taking of human life. Homicides that are neither justifiable nor excusable are considered crimes. A criminal homicide committed with malice is known as?

The Devil's Dictionary: Homicide

by Ambrose Bierce HOMOEOPATHYHOMILETICSHOMICIDE -n. The slaying of one human being by another. There are four kinds of homocide: felonious, excusable, justifiable, and praiseworthy, but?

Homicide Rate, 1950?2014

Find the rate for murder and nonnegligent manslaughter per 100,000 people in the United States. Source: AP Photo Year Homicide?


(Encyclopedia) Draco dr?k? or Dracondr?k?n, fl. 621 &BC;, Athenian politician and law codifier. Of his codification of Athenian customary law only the section dealing with involuntary homicide?


(Encyclopedia) Carlos, 1545?68, prince of the Asturias, son of Philip II of Spain and Maria of Portugal. Don Carlos, who seems to have been mentally unbalanced and subject to fits of homicidal mania?


(Encyclopedia) murder, criminal homicide, usually distinguished from manslaughter by the element of malice aforethought. The most direct case of malicious intent occurs when the killer is known to?


(Encyclopedia) manslaughter, homicide committed without justification or excuse but distinguished from murder by the absence of the element of malice aforethought. Modern criminal statutes usually?


(Encyclopedia) bail, in law, procurement of release from prison of a person awaiting trial or an appeal, by the deposit of security to insure his submission at the required time to legal authority.?


(Encyclopedia) Areopagus ?r??p?g?s [Gr.,=hill of Ares], rocky hill, 370 ft (113 m) high, NW of the Acropolis of Athens, famous as the sacred meeting place of the prime council of Athens. This?