U.S. District Judge John E. Jones III of the Middle District of Pennsylvania has awarded more than $1 million in attorney fees to members of the funeral industry who won in their suit against Pennsylvania’s State Board of Funeral Directors in a tortured, years-long case that resulted in the state’s Funeral Director Law being found unconstitutional.

In awarding the fees to the plaintiffs attorneys, Jones took the defense to task for their approach to the litigation.

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