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

History and Etymology for casus omissus

New Latin

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