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|Born||May 24, 1957|
Kaplan graduated from the University of Toronto in 1980 with a Bachelor of Arts degree. He went on to Osgoode Hall Law School at York University, where he graduated in 1983 with a Bachelor of Laws. He graduated from the University of Toronto in 1985 with a Master of Arts, and from Stanford University Law School in 1988 with a J.S.D. degree. Kaplan was a professor at the University of Ottawa Law School from 1989–2001. In 2010 the government of Ontario awarded him the 2009 David W. Mundell medal. In 2011 he was elected a bencher of the Law Society of Upper Canada.
Kaplan wrote two books on the Airbus Affair. Writing in The Globe and Mail in 2003, Kaplan first broke the story of the large cash payments from Schreiber to Mulroney, which had been kept secret for ten years. The content of these works have been considered controversial.
- "William Kaplan appointed LSUC's newest bencher - Canadian Lawyer Mag".
- "PAIR HONOURED FOR LEGAL WRITING". Law Times. 21 June 2010. Retrieved 8 May 2011.
- "Questions left unanswered as Schreiber jailed for 8 years" – via The Globe and Mail.
- Jack Aubry (14 December 2007). "Mulroney only lobbied overseas, author says". national Post. Retrieved 8 May 2011.
- Patricia Best (April 5, 2007). "Greenspan goes to bat for controversial friend -- again". Globe & Mail.