Defeating DOMA: The Changing Nature of Equality Under the US Constitution

Posted On Mar 18, 2015 / 5775 | Segal Lecture in Law and Ethics | Gender

An exploration of the US Supreme Court’s groundbreaking Windsor ruling. Dozens of courts have relied explicitly on that case to accord gay couples equal rights under the law.

Speaker: Roberta Kaplan, Partner, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, who successfully argued before the United States Supreme Court the landmark U.S. V. Windsor marriage equality case, which struck down a key provision of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA)

Moderator: Marc Gary, Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Operating Officer, JTS; Former General Counsel, Fidelity Investments and BellSouth Corporation

The Bernard G. Segal Memorial Lecture in Law and Ethics