expressio unius est exclusio alterius


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expressio unius est exclusio alterius

a rule of construction, applying both to statute and legal writings, that states that one thing having been mentioned the other is excluded. Thus, following this rule, ‘no dogs allowed’ means that lions are allowed but guide dogs are excluded.

Expressio unius est exclusio alterius. The expression of one thing is the exclusion of another.

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The First Circuit, however, has held that the equitable tolling provision is not available to courts under the statutory construction canon of expressio unius est exclusio alterius (31) In United States v.
2010) (holding statutory canon expressio unius est exclusio alterius does not permit court to toll term).
A reasonable argument could have been made that such a fee was authorized for residential leases, under the rule of expressio unius est exclusio alterius.
rigorous application of the expressio unius est exclusio alterius canon,
That would have added a provision instructing the Supreme Court on interpreting the constitution by providing that the doctrine of expressio unius est exclusio alterius should not be used except in exceptional circumstances.
29) Responding to such a request, courts could apply the principle of expressio unius est exclusio alterius, reasoning that since the legislature expressly included the specific battery types it intended as acceptable priors, then the statute excludes any battery type not enumerated.
30) "Under the principle of statutory construction, expressio unius est exclusio alterius, the mention of one thing implies the exclusion of another.
In part, the court majority said its decision was based on expressio unius est exclusio alterius, or "the expression of one thing implies the exclusion of another.
The full phrase is expressio unius est exclusio alterius (the expression of one thing excludes the other).
Irrespective of the way you feel on vouchers, this is an issue of the proper power and the authority of the legislature to deal with the issue that needs to be addressed by the people through their elected representatives and makes the statement that the expression expressio unius est exclusio alterius .