As the Supreme Court's consideration of same-sex marriage draws closer, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) and über gay rights litigator Roberta Kaplan (who argued against DOMA on behalf of plaintiff … [Read more...] about HRC and DOMA Lawyer Roberta Kaplan Launch ‘The People’s Brief’ – VIDEO
BY ARI EZRA WALDMAN Roberta Kaplan, the Paul Weiss attorney who was Edie Windsor's attorney, is in New Orleans to argue for marriage equality at the Fifth Circuit. The cases on appeal come … [Read more...] about Robbie Kaplan Argues for the Freedom to Marry at 5th Circuit Today: What To Watch For
Oakland Councilwoman Rebecca Kaplan has lost her bid to become the city's mayor, The San Francisco Chronicle reports: Oakland native and one-term Councilwoman Libby … [Read more...] about Out Councilwoman Rebecca Kaplan Loses Oakland Mayoral Race
Earlier this week we reported that attorney Roberta Kaplan, who represented Edie Windsor in the case that struck down DOMA, had filed a challenge to Mississippi's gay marriage ban on behalf of two … [Read more...] about Case Challenging Mississippi’s Gay Marriage Ban Fast-Tracked
Yesterday, in the wake of the Supreme Court's refusal to take up any of the seven marriage equality cases pending before it, our own Ari Ezra Waldman offered analysis as to why each judge on the … [Read more...] about Rachel Maddow Looks At SCOTUS’ October Surprise, Interviews ‘Incredibly Joyous’ Edie Windsor: VIDEO
BY LISA KEEN The U.S. Supreme Court could announce as early as Tuesday (September 30) which marriage equality case –or cases— it will accept for review this session. But, while the Court has seven … [Read more...] about Which Marriage Equality Case Will the Supreme Court Take, If Any?
Roberta Kaplan, the lawyer who successfully fought Edie Windsor's DOMA case with the ACLU before the Supreme Court, filed a motion to intervene in an ACLU case challenging Ohio's gay marriage … [Read more...] about ACLU Opposes DOMA Lawyer’s Intervention in Federal Challenge to Ohio Gay Marriage Ban