BATON ROUGE- The LSU Faculty Senate approved a measure to look into issuing anti-plagiarism software to professors and students on campus.
The software would allow professors and students to see if essays and homework were plagiarized before and after it is submitted for a grade.
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A judge has refused to dismiss a plagiarism lawsuit against Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling.
But Justice David Kitchin has ruled that while the claim by the estate of the late fantasy author Adrian Jacobs had a chance of success, he described it as being "improbable."
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The New York Times is investigating the work of one of its reporters after allegations that he copied material from the Wall Street Journal and other sources. The paper says reporter Zachery Kouwe "appears to have improperly appropriated wording and passages published by other news organizations." The Times says editors... more »