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Unformatted text preview: Since paraphrasing may leave some doubt, always make sure to cite sources when unsure. Also, it should always be clear in your writings as to which individuals had mentioned which quotes within your writings. However, if one still chooses to plagiarize, the repercussions are more serious than one may imagine. Though the punishment is determined by the degree to which one has wronged, that does not limit what may be done. In an academic setting, the punishment for plagiarism may range from the assignment not being accepted to expulsion from the school, to any and all varying degrees in-between. However, in corporations and institutions, the act of plagiarism is seen as a crime punishable in court and possibly the loss of ones job....
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- Spring '07