Diocese Can't Duck Bias Suit Over IVF-Related Firing

Law360, New York (March 12, 2013, 6:20 PM EDT) -- A federal judge refused Monday to dismiss a discrimination suit brought against an Indiana diocese by a Catholic-school teacher who lost her job after undergoing in vitro fertilization treatment, despite the diocese's claim that religious exceptions to Title VII and disability law doomed her case.

U.S. District Judge Robert L. Miller Jr. denied a June 21 motion for judgment on the pleadings from defendants the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend and the St. Vincent de Paul School, which argued that exceptions from or defenses to Title...
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