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 7:54 PM ET

Miss. Marriage Ban Headed to Appeals Court

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

Why the Miss. Marriage Win Is Our Most Important Yet

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

Why This DOMA-Busting Lawyer Is Taking on Mississippi

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

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

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

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