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

2 Answers from Attorneys

Andrew Harrell W. Andrew Harrell, Attorney at Law

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

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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