Roberta Kaplan

Roberta Kaplan is the attorney who represented Edie Windsor in the case challenging the Defense of Marriage Act that went before the U.S. Supreme Court. The case, called U.S. v. Edith Windsor, is a landmark moment in LGBT rights and Roberta Kaplan played an integral role.

The last state to ban adoption by same-sex couples has so far refused to declare the state law unconstitutional. 

November 09 2015 9:22 AM

New filings by their lawyers contend these roadblocks are not even 'potholes,' and further tear apart the discredited Regnerus study on same-sex parents.

October 14 2015 5:00 AM

Marriage equality litigation out of Mississippi will be heard by the same three-judge panel that will consider similar bans in Texas and Louisiana.

December 04 2014 3:10 PM Updated

A federal judge overturned Mississippi's marriage ban this week, in a ruling heavily influenced by DOMA-busting lawyer Robbie Kaplan.

November 26 2014 7:17 PM

Roberta Kaplan took down the Defense of Marriage Act. Now she's turned her attention to one of the most antigay states in the nation.

November 10 2014 7:00 AM

The civil rights attorney was honored at the Makers conference this weekend.

February 12 2014 6:41 PM