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.
Roberta Kaplan: Let Miss. Same-Sex Couples Wed Next Week
December 04 2014 3:10 PM ET December 04 2014 6:54 PM ET

Miss. Marriage Ban Headed to Appeals Court

Trudy Ring

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

Why the Mississippi Marriage Win Is Our Most Important Yet
November 26 2014 7:17 PM ET

Why the Miss. Marriage Win Is Our Most Important Yet

Matt Baume

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

DOMA-Busting Lawyer Explains Why Mississippi Is Her Next Big Case
November 10 2014 7:00 AM ET

Why This DOMA-Busting Lawyer Is Taking on Mississippi

Matt Baume

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.

In Her Own Words: Roberta Kaplan Remembers How DOMA Fell
February 12 2014 6:41 PM ET

In Her Own Words: Roberta Kaplan Recalls DOMA's Fall

Lucas Grindley

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