It is said to killing another person who is a crime to be concluded that it do not "be preferable" almost universally in the society of modern times by murdering a person with the murder murder. Therefore the murder is prescribed as a crime in many countries, and it is asked murder when I made murder. Because it is said to have high value in the modern society the human life, the murder is prescribed as a heavy crime approximately without exception. But there is the small part that, by the way, handling is different in each country although I am almost common about punishing it as a crime if I murder another person in the modern society. It is the parts such as "drawing in a difference / the meantime with the case that there was not intention to kill it when there is intention to suppress and murdered you, but have died" or "the rule when it is not punished even if I kill a person". In addition, even as for the murder that I do not fall under murder when I satisfied a condition even if I murder another person historically, and there was in Japan, but was caused by after it by it is it in modern times, and maintenance of the judicial system is performed, and the 37th Meiji government promulgates "revenge in proclamation (1873) on February 7 in 1873, and having been prohibited, criminal. I explain a rule of the murder in Japan and a rule in many foreign countries as follows. By the Japanese law, the murder is prescribed by criminal law Article 199.