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Home | Case-Filing | Rules Home | Local Rules | Title VII. General Provisions

Local Rule 27.2. Certification of Questions of State Law


(a) General Rule. If state law permits, the court may certify a question of state law to that state's highest court. When the court certifies a question, the court retains jurisdiction pending the state court's response to the certified question.


(b) Motion or Request. A party may move to certify a question of state law by filing a separate motion or by including a request for certification in its brief.



Last modified at 12/15/2009