Judge Benjamin Kaplan, 99


Benjamin Kaplan, a judge who served on the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court and the state appeals court, died August 18. He was 99.

Judge Kaplan, who as a young lawyer was a member of the legal team at the Nuremberg trials, was a graduate of Columbia Law School, a professor of law at Harvard, and a longtime Chilmark summer resident.

Rabbi Caryn Broitman will preside at a service Sunday, August 22, at Abel’s Hill Cemetery, at 2 pm.