According to Legal Zoom, some of the consequences that can happen as a result of committing plagiarism include expulsion from college, job dismissal and getting sued for monetary damages. While plagiarism is not a crime,... More » World View Social Sciences

Penalties for plagiarism vary depending on if the writer is a student or a professional. Penalties for students range from failing an assignment to being expelled from school, according to Baylor School. Penalties for pr... More » Education Writing

The different types of plagiarism include direct, self, mosaic and accidental plagiarism. All types of plagiarism involve a lack of credit to the source or a misrepresentation of work in an academic, commercial or person... More » World View Philosophy Ethics
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