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Accused of plagiarism on a programming assignment? Advice from a defense attorney for students.

Most of the computer science students I represent call me confused about how they are even being accused of plagiarizing code. Universities are being unclear on the boundaries and expectations of students in programming courses. This leaves computer… Read More
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Accused of stealing another student’s work? Defense tips from a lawyer for college students.

College can be a competitive and challenging time for many students. The pressure to balance school and life responsibilities can be tough. This may cause some students to make bad decisions. What should you do if you are accused of stealing another… Read More
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Accused of cheating or plagiarizing at Duke? Defense tips from an attorney for students.

Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, is a private university. It is known for academic excellence and has a competitive reputation. This reputation may pressure students into making bad decisions to keep their GPA high.  Incidences cheating, p… Read More
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Is a professor accusing you of collaboration on a test or assignment? Defense tips from an attorney for college students.

You were given a take home test or assignment to complete for your course. Then you met with some friends for a study group and discussed some of the test questions or asked for feedback on your assignment. You feel confident in your work, so you sub… Read More
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Accused of cheating, plagiarizing, or collaboration at MIT? Defense advice from an attorney for students.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is a private university. MIT is known for progressive advances in technology and inventive thinking. With a competitive acceptance rate and reputation for academic excellence, s… Read More
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Got caught altering an assignment, exam, or other university document? Tips from an attorney.

Getting good grades in college is important for many students. It impacts what graduate and doctoral programs may be available to you. With this pressure, students may make bad decisions. Let’s say you receive a bad grade on an assignment or test a… Read More
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Accused of fabricating class records in college? Advice from a defense attorney for students.

Transitioning to college can be a tough adjustment for students. Balancing the demands of each class with extracurricular activities and friends is a challenge. You are running late for class and a friend offers to help you out, they will sign you in… Read More
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Accused of violating the Honor Code at Vanderbilt? Defense advice from a lawyer.

Vanderbilt University located in Nashville, Tennessee, is a private university. Vanderbilt has built a reputation for academic excellence and selective acceptance. The pressures of a rigorous environment can cause students to make bad decisions. A vi… Read More
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What happens if you are accused of academic misconduct at Emory University? An attorney answers.

Emory University located in Atlanta, Georgia, is a private university. Emory is considered an elite university with an excellent academic reputation. This competitive environment can cause students stress which may lead to poor decisions. A violation… Read More
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Accused of falsifying data or research results in college? Advice from a defense attorney for students.

Graduate and doctoral programs often task students with conducting research and reporting their findings. Many times, a student will dedicate a tremendous amount of time to conducting research only to find out it does not confirm their theory. Out of… Read More
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