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Every person who shall kill another in the necessary defense of his own life, or that of any other persons, or of his own house or property, or in the legal execution of any process, or in order to prevent great bodily harm to himself or another, shall be deemed guiltless.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - New Mexico Territorial Laws and Treaties NM TERR LAWS KEARNY CODE CRIMES & PUNISHMENTS Art. II, § 1 - last updated May 06, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/nm/territorial-laws-and-treaties/nm-terr-laws-kearny-code-crimes-and-punishments-art-2-sect-1/
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