inclusio unius est exclusio alterius

inclusio unius est exclusio alterius

a rule of interpretation that states that ‘including one excludes another’. The statement ‘no dogs allowed’ under this rule would mean that panthers were allowed.

Inclusio unius est exclusio alterius. The inclusion of one is the exclusion of another. 11 Co. 58.

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35) An amendment requiring all takings cases to be fully resolved in the court system would restore an owner's right to a judicial forum but would have to be carefully worded to avoid opening the door to quasi-judicial resolution of other constitutional issues under the maxim inclusio unius est exclusio alterius.