An entire industry has sprung up in recent years to provide plagiarized, pre-written, or custom written term papers to students of all ages. There are thousands of websites that sell term papers of all levels of quality and writing proficiency for reasonable prices, but they seriously undermine the academic integrity of the student. Use of such papers is frowned upon by school staff, and submission of these works is considered plagiarism, and is considered grounds for disciplinary action. These papers are in some rare cases used as a "model" for a student to use as a starting point in their research, but this is also considered ethically questionable and is usually a pretext for plagiarism.
Term-Paper Firms Skirt Edge of Law; Services for Students Proliferate on Web Despite Threat of Legal Sanctions
Nov 04, 2001; Headquarters is a dingy office above a cafe in a gritty town across the Hudson River from Wall Street. But the business operating...