Full Faith and Credit and Statutes of Limitation.

The Full Faith and Credit Clause is not violated by a state statute providing that all suits upon foreign judgments shall be brought within five years after such judgment shall have been obtained, where the statute has been construed by the state courts as barring suits on foreign judgments, only if the plaintiff could not revive his judgment in the state where it was originally obtained.144


Watkins v. Conway, 385 U.S. 188, 190–91 (1965). back