Legal Question in Education Law in California

can my professor charge me with plagiarism if it's just one sentence

Asked on 7/02/13, 3:15 pm

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Andrew Harrell W. Andrew Harrell, Attorney at Law
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Yes. Especially if the one sentence is clearly attributable to another publication. Most universities have guidelines on plagiarism and the need to cite another's work.

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Answered on 7/03/13, 8:36 am
John Laurie Gertz and Laurie
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Need to look at the schools policy on this. This is now a huge deal at schools and many have computer programs that the use to detect this.

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Answered on 7/03/13, 10:27 pm

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