28 U.S. Code § 1652 - State laws as rules of decision
Source(June 25, 1948, ch. 646, 62 Stat. 944.)
Historical Revision Notes
Based on title 28, U.S.C., 1940 ed., § 725 (R.S. § 721).
“Civil actions” was substituted for “trials at common law” to clarify the meaning of the Rules of Decision Act in the light of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. Such Act has been held to apply to suits in equity.
Changes were made in phraseology.
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