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Academic Honesty

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Plagiarism Scandals

Image of John Walsh from: “John Walsh.” Ballotopedia2014, 


  • 2014 ran for Senate  

  • Was found to have plagiarised large parts of his Masters Thesis  

  • Had to pull out of Senate election race 

  • Masters was rescinded by Army War College 



Image from: Costa, Robert, et al. “Melania Trump's Apparent Plagiarism Caps Difficult Start to GOP Convention.” The Washington Post, WP Company, 19 July 2016,