Payne-Elliott v. Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Indianapolis

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Status: Open
Court:
Court of Appeals of Indiana
Issues: Religious Exemptions

Payne-Elliott sued the archdiocese for compelling Cathedral High School to fire him or lose its Catholic status because Payne-Elliott was married to a man.

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Lambda Legal and pro-bono co-counsel Barnes & Thornburg LLC submitted an amicus brief in support of Joshua Payne-Elliott’s appeal of a lower court ruling dismissing his lawsuit against the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Indianapolis. Payne-Elliott sued the archdiocese for compelling Cathedral High School to fire him or lose its Catholic status because Payne-Elliott was married to a man.