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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 out attorney, famed for her marriage equality work, is facing criticism for her involvement in New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's response to sexual harassment accusations.

August 09 2021 5:19 PM

The attorney who brought down DOMA shares her thoughts on today's Supreme Court arguments.

December 06 2017 4:40 AM

The White House confirmed it purposely excluded Jewish people from its statement on Holocaust Remembrance Day on Friday.

January 29 2017 2:10 AM

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