Certify the Record
To certify is to make a written representation or guarantee that something
is authentic, acceptable or true. For example, a certified copy is a reproduction
of a document that has a statement attached to it stating that it is a
true copy of the original. To certify can also mean to make a judicial
To certify the record is to transmit documents constituting the record
in a case to a higher court for appellate review with a certification
stating that the documents make up the actual record of the proceedings.