casus omissus

noun
ca·​sus omis·​sus | \ ˈkā-səs-ə-ˈmi-səs, ˈkä-su̇s-ō-ˈmi-su̇s \

Legal Definition of casus omissus

: 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 26 Oct. 2020.

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