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In memoriam Donald H. Berman

In memoriam Donald H. Berman Artificial Intelligence and Law 5: 177–178, 1997. 177 c 1997 Kluwer Academic Publishers. Printed in the Netherlands. In Memory of Donald H. Berman 1935–1997 The artificial intelligence and law community lost one of its most distinguished members when Donald H. Berman, co-editor of this journal, died of cancer on June 20, 1997, at 62. Don was a Professor of Law and co-director of the Center for Law and Computer Science at Northeastern University, and the author of many articles on AI and law. He was known to his colleagues and students as an insightful reviewer and critic who generously gave his time as an editor to help authors improve their work; as a creative researcher who broke new ground in understanding the potential and the problems inherent in creating and using legal knowledge-based systems; and a highly entertaining lecturer who enjoyed teaching about AI and law. Don was born in Portland, Maine, to a family of lawyers including his father and three uncles. He graduated from Harvard College and Harvard Law School, served two years as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy, and later practiced law with his father and uncle in Maine, and with Sullivan & Worcester in http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Artificial Intelligence and Law Springer Journals

In memoriam Donald H. Berman

Artificial Intelligence and Law , Volume 5 (3) – Oct 15, 2004

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Publisher
Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © 1997 by Kluwer Academic Publishers
Subject
Computer Science; Artificial Intelligence (incl. Robotics); International IT and Media Law, Intellectual Property Law; Philosophy of Law; Legal Aspects of Computing; Information Storage and Retrieval
ISSN
0924-8463
eISSN
1572-8382
DOI
10.1023/A:1017118211517
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Artificial Intelligence and Law 5: 177–178, 1997. 177 c 1997 Kluwer Academic Publishers. Printed in the Netherlands. In Memory of Donald H. Berman 1935–1997 The artificial intelligence and law community lost one of its most distinguished members when Donald H. Berman, co-editor of this journal, died of cancer on June 20, 1997, at 62. Don was a Professor of Law and co-director of the Center for Law and Computer Science at Northeastern University, and the author of many articles on AI and law. He was known to his colleagues and students as an insightful reviewer and critic who generously gave his time as an editor to help authors improve their work; as a creative researcher who broke new ground in understanding the potential and the problems inherent in creating and using legal knowledge-based systems; and a highly entertaining lecturer who enjoyed teaching about AI and law. Don was born in Portland, Maine, to a family of lawyers including his father and three uncles. He graduated from Harvard College and Harvard Law School, served two years as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy, and later practiced law with his father and uncle in Maine, and with Sullivan & Worcester in

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Published: Oct 15, 2004

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