ARTICLE 4, SECTION 1 - FULL FAITH AND CREDIT SHALL BE GIVEN IN EACH STATE...

Short Version -- This is a summary of the important issues covered in this section of the U.S. Constitution. 

  • States must honor one another's laws, records, and court rulings.

Long Version -- This is the text of the Actual U.S. Constitution. 

Full faith and credit shall be given in each state to the public acts, records, and judicial proceedings of every other state. And the Congress may by general laws prescribe the manner in which such acts, records, and proceedings shall be proved, and the effect thereof.

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