expressio unius est exclusio alterius

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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Expressio unius est exclusio alterius (express mention of one thing excludes all others).
Furthermore, expressio unius est exclusio alterius applies.
Applying the maxim of expressio unius est exclusio alterius, (12) we must take the Charter's framers not to have spoken in vain.
as with a statute," (153) and since the Court relied on the expressio unius est exclusio alterius canon in interpreting Rule 9, it makes sense for district courts to similarly employ the canon in determining whether Twombly applies to affirmative defenses.
Applying the principle of statutory construction, "expressio unius est exclusio alterius" [("[a] canon of construction holding that to express or include one thing implies the exclusion of the other," Black's Law Dictionary 661 (9th ed.
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.
(15.) Examples include expressio unius est exclusio alterius (the expression of one thing suggests the exclusion of others); noscitur a sociis (a word or phrase is given meaning by its context or setting); and ejusdem generis (where a general term follows a series of specific terms, the general term is interpreted to include only things of the same kind, class, character, or nature as those specifically enumerated).
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.
59(h).When Congress includes certain exceptions in a statute, the maxim "expressio unius est exclusio alterius" presumes that those are the only exceptions Congress intended.
Expressio unius est exclusio alterius: this provision exhausts the Bluebook's departure from the rules of English for parentheticals, and all other conventions of the language therefore apply.