full faith and credit

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Noun1.full faith and credit - a guarantee to pay interest and principal on debt; usually issued by the United States Treasury
guarantee - an unconditional commitment that something will happen or that something is true; "there is no guarantee that they are not lying"
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However, on the second issue, the Court overturned the Nevada Supreme Court's decision, holding that the Full Faith and Credit Clause of the U.
12) Cowen therefore felt that the full faith and credit clause should be given greater effect and recognition in Australian law.
One makes clear that states are not required by the Full Faith and Credit Clause to recognize same-sex marriages validly celebrated in other states, and the other defines marriage for federal purposes as the union of one man and one woman.
The Full Faith and Credit Clause of our Federal Constitution, after
Silberman, an expert in interjurisdictional legal conflicts, believes policies like Oklahoma's may violate the Constitution's Full Faith and Credit Clause, which says "Full Faith and Credit shall be given in each State to the public Acts, Records, and judicial Proceedings of every other State.
In the press, on talk radio, and on television, self-styled conservatives and liberals alike are warning Americans that the forced recognition of homosexual "marriage" is inevitable because of the requirements of the Full Faith and Credit Clause of the Constitution.
12) There is little doubt that same-sex partners married in Massachusetts will soon seek recognition in other states under the Full Faith and Credit Clause of the United States Constitution.
When that happens, depending on legal interpretation, the Full Faith and Credit clause of the U.
In fact, the Florida Enforcement of Foreign Judgment Act must be seen and interpreted as Florida's statutory implementation of the Full Faith and Credit Clause.
In enacting section 2 of the DOMA, Congress purported to act pursuant to its power under the Full Faith and Credit Clause of the Constitution.
The net effect was to reduce the scope of the Court's historic decision, from the larger notion of equal protection under the law, to the narrower full faith and credit clause, from macro to micro, from fed to state, from Major Homo to minor doma.