28 U.S.C. § 1652 - U.S. Code - Unannotated Title 28. Judiciary and Judicial Procedure § 1652. State laws as rules of decision
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The laws of the several states, except where the Constitution or treaties of the United States or Acts of Congress otherwise require or provide, shall be regarded as rules of decision in civil actions in the courts of the United States, in cases where they apply.
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