28 U.S.C. § 1738 : US Code - Section 1738: State and Territorial statutes and judicial proceedings; full faith and credit

Search 28 U.S.C. § 1738 : US Code - Section 1738: State and Territorial statutes and judicial proceedings; full faith and credit

      The Acts of the legislature of any State, Territory, or
    Possession of the United States, or copies thereof, shall be
    authenticated by affixing the seal of such State, Territory or
    Possession thereto.
      The records and judicial proceedings of any court of any such
    State, Territory or Possession, or copies thereof, shall be proved
    or admitted in other courts within the United States and its
    Territories and Possessions by the attestation of the clerk and
    seal of the court annexed, if a seal exists, together with a
    certificate of a judge of the court that the said attestation is in
    proper form.
      Such Acts, records and judicial proceedings or copies thereof, so
    authenticated, shall have the same full faith and credit in every
    court within the United States and its Territories and Possessions
    as they have by law or usage in the courts of such State, Territory
    or Possession from which they are taken.