casus omissus

noun

ca·​sus omis·​sus
ˈkā-səs-ə-ˈmi-səs, ˈkä-su̇s-ō-ˈmi-su̇s
: a situation omitted from or not provided for by statute or regulation and therefore governed by the common law

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“Casus omissus.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/casus%20omissus. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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