full faith and credit clause

noun, often capitalized both Fs & both Cs

Legal Definition of full faith and credit clause

: the clause in Article IV of the U.S. Constitution that requires states to give full faith and credit to the public acts, records, and judicial proceedings of the other states

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“Full faith and credit clause.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/full%20faith%20and%20credit%20clause. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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