Legal Question in Education Law in Florida

Can I be expelled for cheating if I used a test bank for an exam in a course where it was not expressly prohibited?

Asked on 5/20/12, 1:19 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Eric Trabin Lucid Legal, PLLC

Yes. You may be entitled to a hearing before an expulsion, but it is likely an honor code violation to cheat on a test. It is not relevant if the test bank themselves specifically and expressly prohibited cheating; what matters is that whomever the person was taking the exam for would have a policy against cheating.

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Answered on 5/24/12, 10:13 am

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