[JURIST] A judge for the US District Court for the Southern District of Ohio [official website] on Wednesday expanded a lawsuit seeking the recognition of same-sex spouses on death certificates. Judge Timothy Black ruled in July and September [JURIST reports] that the surviving same-sex spouses of two decedents should be listed as spouses on death certificates because their marriages were valid under the laws of the states where they were performed. Those two orders limited the scope of precedent to...

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