UnCERTain? – Practice Pointers for Certifying a Question of State Law in Federal Court

Certification[1] is a legislatively created procedure which empowers Minnesota state courts to answer a federal court’s question of state law.[2] There are many benefits to certifying questions, including relieving federal judges from having to decide important state issues of law and avoiding contradictory precedent on the state and federal level.[3] While certification often causes complaint […]