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Benjamin Kaplan, 99, esteemed jurist, law professor

Benjamin Kaplan’s legal career spanned more than 70 years. Benjamin Kaplan’s legal career spanned more than 70 years. (Wendy Maeda/Globe Staff/File 1981)
By Bryan Marquard
Globe Staff / August 20, 2010

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Few justices were as revered for their writing and thinking as Benjamin Kaplan, yet each ruling he penned for the Supreme Judicial Court or the state Appeals Court renewed his sense that this time he might not be up to the challenge. (Full article: 1237 words)

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