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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 civil rights attorney took on Mississippi three times and won three times, though this decision came down to the wire.

July 01 2016 2:28 AM

The lawyer who brought down DOMA continues her winning streak. 

June 27 2016 8:42 PM Updated

The legal rock stars who helped secure the freedom to marry aren't so sure the same strategy works for "religious liberty."

June 08 2016 6:16 AM

This one specifically challenges the provision allowing public employees to recuse themselves from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

May 10 2016 4:10 PM

Same-sex couples are now welcome to adopt in Mississippi, a federal judge rules.

March 31 2016 7:28 PM Updated

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
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