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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Florida's full faith and credit bonds are secured first by specific revenues.
This 'full faith and credit' clause was barely mentioned in the Convention debates with the general view appearing to be that its effect was solely to dispense with the need for parties to litigation to 'prove' interstate laws by expert evidence as is required with most foreign laws.
Importantly, the Court suggested that the full faith and credit clause precluded an Australian state court from invoking the common law public policy rule to deny effect and operation to laws of other states.
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"Ginnie Mae's full faith and credit backing of the HMBS, coupled with a standardized securitization structure, will expand our ability to provide consumers with safe, reliable reverse mortgage products," said Michelle Minier, CEO of Financial Freedom.
Constitution prohibiting same-sex "marriage"; otherwise, they warn, the homosexual lobby and their allies in the press and in Congress will use the Full Faith and Credit Clause as a sword to force their will upon the entire country.
In his decision, Judge Moody correctly held: "The Supreme Court has clearly established that the Full Faith and Credit Clause does not require a State to apply another State's law in violation of its own legitimate public policy.
Traditionally, states have recognized marriages validated by other states based on the general rule that if a marriage is valid where it is solemnized, it is valid everywhere else.(6) Underlying the recognition of out-of-state marriages is the principle of full faith and credit as provided in Article IV of the U.S.
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