‘Essay mills’ legislation is overdue, says expert – OUT-LAW.com

Posted March 13th, 2019 in deceit, education, news, plagiarism, school children, statistics by sally

‘New legislation to combat so-called ‘essay mills’ is overdue, an expert in universities law has said.’

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OUT-LAW.com, 13th March 2019

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Watchdog to pursue essay-cheat websites – BBC News

Posted February 22nd, 2017 in internet, news, penalties, plagiarism, standards, universities by sally

‘The universities watchdog is being asked to pursue websites advertising essay-writing services for students.’

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BBC News, 21st February 2017

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BSB metes out hefty punishment to pupil who copied skeleton for moot – Legal Futures

Posted December 16th, 2015 in barristers, disciplinary procedures, fines, news, plagiarism, professional conduct by sally

‘A pupil barrister who dishonestly copied his skeleton argument for a moot has been reprimanded and fined £1,000 by the Bar Standards Board (BSB) – the strongest penalty meted out directly by the regulator this year.’

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Legal Futures, 16th December 2015

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Electronic plagiarism? The dangers of the cut-and-paste – UK Human Rights Blog

Posted May 28th, 2013 in appeals, judgments, judiciary, news, plagiarism by sally

“A judge hears a case and accepts one party’s version. That party provides a convincing closing speech (in a Word document) which the judge lifts, makes some modifications, and circulates as his judgment.”

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UK Human Rights Blog, 26th May 2013

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BBC Worldwide to sue Silvio Berlusconi’s TV network – BBC News

Posted September 22nd, 2011 in BBC, intellectual property, media, news, plagiarism by tracey

“BBC Worldwide is suing an Italian television network owned by Silvio Berlusconi over claims that it has copied Strictly Come Dancing.”

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BBC News, 21st September 2011

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JK Rowling ‘plagiarism’ case fails – BBC News

Posted July 19th, 2011 in costs, news, plagiarism by tracey

“A legal claim that JK Rowling lifted the plot of one of her Harry Potter books from the work of another writer is to go no further.”

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BBC News, 18th July 2011

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Harry Potter plagiarism claim struck out – The Guardian

Posted July 18th, 2011 in costs, news, plagiarism by sally

“A claim that Harry Potter author JK Rowling lifted the plot of one of her books from the work of another writer has been struck out after the claimant failed to meet a deadline for paying the first instalment of £1.5m into court as security for costs.”

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The Guardian, 18th July 2011

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Harry Potter and the Order of the High Court – The Lawyer

Posted April 6th, 2011 in costs, news, payment into court, plagiarism by sally

“The man who is suing Harry Potter author JK Rowling and publishers Bloomsbury has been ordered by the High Court to pay £1.6m as security for costs or the claim will be struck out.”

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The Lawyer, 6th April 2011

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‘Hero’ GP suspended for plagiarising fellow doctor’s work – Daily Telegraph

Posted February 3rd, 2011 in disciplinary procedures, doctors, news, plagiarism by sally

“A leading GP who was made an MBE last month for his work with violent patients has been suspended for six months for plagiarising another doctor’s work.”

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Daily Telegraph, 3rd February 2011

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Persaud suspended from practice for three months over plagiarism – The Guardian

Posted June 23rd, 2008 in disciplinary procedures, news, plagiarism, psychiatrists by sally

“It was the scale of his dishonesty which did for Dr Raj Persaud, the celebrity psychiatrist who was reprimanded and suspended from practice for three months by the General Medical Council last night.”

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The Guardian, 21st June 2008

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Persaud dishonest, GMC rules – The Guardian

Posted June 20th, 2008 in news, plagiarism, professional conduct, psychiatrists by sally

“Celebrity psychiatrist Raj Persaud was dishonest and brought his profession into disrepute by cutting and pasting experts’ papers into his articles and a book, the General Medical Council found yesterday.”

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The Guardian, 20th June 2008

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Raj Persaud: TV psychiatrist faces plagiarism hearing – The Guardian

Posted June 16th, 2008 in news, plagiarism by sally

“Britain’s best-known psychiatrist will appear before a disciplinary hearing today over allegations of plagiarism.”

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The Guardian, 16th June 2008

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