ROBBIE KAPLAN

“I thought I knew the Windsor case chapter-and-verse. As if! Then Comes Marriage will forever change the understanding of this landmark case—its genesis, its outside-the-box strategy, and its tactical brilliance. This is the can’t-put-down, emotional, funny, essential explanatory text that makes sense of Windsor, not just as law but as life.” — Rachel Maddow, television host

 


 

Los Angeles Times

Best of 2015 Book Critic David L. Ulin's top 10 books of 2015

"We can never read enough. This is both the joy and the frustration of reading for a living: that we can never read enough. I face such a limitation each year when it comes time to make this list: alphabetically by title, the most memorable books I covered one way or another during the last 12 months, my 10 favorites of 2015." READ MORE

Los Angeles times

“Roberta Kaplan's 'Then Comes Marriage' is a gripping story of lawyer's victory over DOMA.” READ MORE

HUFFINGTON POST

"How Many Jewish New York Lesbians Did It Take to Bring Down DOMA?" READ MORE

The advocate

Sept 2015 - Excerpt: Then Comes Marriage From DOMA Defeater Roberta Kaplan. READ MORE

BLOOMBERG

"Nerdy Geniuses, Sewing Kits & the Supreme Court’s ‘Sadistic’ Rule: Roberta Kaplan on her Historic Windsor win." READ MORE

KIRKUS REVIEWS

"Kaplan delivers a well-rounded, informative, and illuminating perspective on the complexities of nontraditional marriage." READ MORE

OUT

LGBT Legends Come Together to Celebrate Release of Roberta Kaplan's Book READ MORE

PHILADELPHIA GAY NEWS

“Lawyer who defeated DOMA to speak at Free Library of Philadelphia” READ MORE

HUFFINGTON POST

"The Story You Don't Know About The Women Who Helped Overturn DOMA" READ MORE

NEW YORK JOURNAL OF books

A book that lawyers and non-lawyers alike can enjoy.” - READ MORE

The advocate

Oct 2015 - "How Roberta Kaplan Met Edie Windsor and Changed History." READ MORE

THE PRIDE LA

Roberta Kaplan's mother and triumph of Marriage Equality.” - READ MORE

Jewish Standard

Attorney Roberta Kaplan, in Tenafly JCC talk, will recount arguing for gay wedlock before the Supreme Court. READ MORE

SLATE

The Lawyer Who Defeated DOMA. Eight questions for Roberta Kaplan about the fight for gay marriage.” - READ MORE

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE

Gay rights from home to court in Kaplan’s ‘Then Comes Marriage' ” - READ MORE

CURVE MAGAZINE

History in the Making
"The best reads of 2015 celebrate lesbian heroes and their legacies." - READ MORE

MS MAGAZINE

"MS MAGAZINE'S TOP 10 FEMINIST BOOKS OF 2015" - READ MORE

TIMESUNION

"Lawyer Roberta Kaplan's book tells story of key gay rights court victory." - READ MORE

JTA

In time for Hanukkah, the 9 best Jewish books of the season” - READ MORE