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JANE BURGERMEISTER REPORT:’Germany’s Guttenberg ‘deliberately’ plagiarised’

Germany’s Guttenberg ‘deliberately’ plagiarised

Jane Burgermeister | May 7, 2011 at 10:53 am | Categories: Uncategorized | URL:

Germany’s former defence minister “deliberately” plagiarised his doctoral thesis, a committee has found.

6 May 2011, BBC

Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg resigned in March after admitting to “serious mistakes” in his 2006 legal dissertation, but denied cheating.

An investigation by Bayreuth University found the 39-year-old had “grossly violated standard research practices and in so doing deliberately deceived”.

“It was obvious that plagiarism was involved,” the committee concluded.

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May 7, 2011 - Posted by | Fighting corruption internationally, Internationally significant information, Jane Burgermeister Report

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