[JURIST] A judge for the US District Court for the Western District of Virginia [official website] certified a class action lawsuit [text, PDF] on Friday challenging Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage. "The amended proposed class ... meets the requirements of numerosity, commonality, typicality, and adequacy of representation," US District Judge Michael Urbanski said in his ruling. "Accordingly, the court will enter an appropriate order this day granting plaintiffs' motions and certifying the class." With class certification, the plaintiffs will now...

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