The Full Faith and Credit Clause: A Reference Guide to the United States Constitution, 1st Edition

  • William L. Reynolds
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  • ISBN-10: 031306864X
  • ISBN-13: 9780313068645
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 172 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2005 | Published/Released August 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2005

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Examines all the aspects of the Full Faith and Credit Clause and its importance in the development of United States law. Looks separately at the individual components that embody the clause--those that deal with records, public acts, and judicial proceedings. Also, discusses the relationship between the clause and the issues of family law.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Recent Titles in Reference Guides to the United States Constitution.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Series Foreword.
1: History.
2: "Public Records": The Clause and the Statute.
3: "Public Acts".
4: Judicial Proceedings: The Basic Rule.
5: Exceptions and Qualifications to the Rule of Finality.
6: Family Law: A Special Full Faith and Credit Problem.
Bibliographic Essay.
Table of Cases.
About the Authors.