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Chapter Two: Violations

2.1 — Violations:
   A. Giving or securing any information about the content of an examination except as authorized by the examining professor. 
  B. Consulting or copying from any books, papers, notes, or other materials of any kind during an examination except as authorized by the examining professor. 
  C. Taking more time for completing an examination than is permitted except as authorized by the examining professor or Associate Dean for Academic Affairs (Associate Dean). 
  D. Violating any other rules of The Dickinson School of Law or a member of its faculty pertaining to the administration of examinations or the completion of course work.
  E. Violating any rule set forth by The Dickinson School of Law applicable to clinics, to field placements, to the moot court programs or to any legal writing or skills competition recognized or supported by The Dickinson School of Law, regardless of whether academic credit is given. 
  F. The submission of plagiarized work in any academic pursuit recognized or supported by The Dickinson School of Law, regardless of whether academic credit is given. 
  G. Authorizing the plagiarism of one's work and its submission by another student in any academic pursuit that is recognized or supported by The Dickinson School of Law, regardless of whether academic credit is given. 
  H. Removing, concealing, withholding, destroying, mutilating or otherwise abusing any library material without authorization.
  I. Taking, using, concealing, withholding, destroying, mutilating, or otherwise abusing the property of another, including, without limitation, books, briefs, class notes, outlines, or any other academic items, without authorization. 
  J. Consciously aiding or abetting any violation or attempted violation of this Honor Code. 
  K. Agreeing or conspiring to commit any violation of this Honor Code with another person irrespective of whether that person is subject to this Honor Code. 
  L. Misrepresenting any material fact in order to gain an unfair academic advantage or a benefit or service to which the student would otherwise not be entitled. 
  M. Falsely representing class attendance or participation in a course related activity. 
  N. Misrepresenting the student's academic achievement, record, or other activities in connection with seeking employment, financial aid, scholarships, scholarly awards, or admission into any program at an educational institution. 
  O. Using LEXIS or WESTLAW privileges furnished through the Dickinson School of Law in an unauthorized manner, including using these electronic databases for any non-academic purpose. 
  P. Disruption or obstruction of teaching, research, administration or disciplinary procedures, regardless of location.
  Q. Interfering with the investigation and disposition of any violation or alleged violation of the Honor Code, including but not limited to a knowingly false accusation, a misstatement to the investigating team, an unprivileged failure to testify, perjury, interference with witnesses, or intimidation of witnesses.
  R. Failing to comply with a sanction imposed by the Honor Committee. 
  S. Alteration, fabrication, or misuse of, or obtaining unauthorized access to Penn State or Dickinson School of Law identification cards, other documents, or computer files or systems.
  T. Violating any generally applicable PSU non-academic rules (see: http://www.sa.psu.edu/ja/procedures.shtml), to which law students remain subject.

 

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