Plagiarism and Legal Scholarship in the Age of Information Sharing: The Need For Intellectual Honesty
40 Pages Posted: 10 Sep 2009
Date Written: 2008
Those engaged in legal scholarship should strive for intellectual honesty and avoid plagiarism, but what exactly is required? This article explores plagiarism from the perspective of professors, judges, and practicing attorneys and discusses topics such as reuse of one’s own previously published writing, authorship, and the difference between plagiarism and copyright infringement.
Keywords: plagiarism, legal scholarship, professor, judge, practicing attorney, copyright infringement, self plagiarism
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