[JURIST] On Friday, Judge Timothy Black of the US District Court for the Southern District of Ohio [official website] ruled that a lawsuit seeking the recognition of same-sex marriages on Ohio death certificates could continue. The ruling [AP report] was centered around whether a funeral director, Robert Grunn, could remain a plaintiff in the case and have the eventual ruling be applicable statewide. Black ruled that despite the fact that the Grunn's constitutional rights were not directly affected, he could...

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