He is the author of 12 books and hundreds of articles on nonviolence, dissent, scientific controversies, democracy, information issues and other topics. J Univ Comp Sci American Psychologist 51 11 Self-plagiarism is presenting one's own prior work as if it is new work Bretag and Carapiet a, b; Scanlon Usually this doesn't matter.
I've also drawn on my knowledge of hundreds of plagiarism cases over several decades of following this issue. Copyright infringement The most serious legal issue is copyright infringement. Plagiarism is viewed as an extremely negative attitude, even when performed in a very slight extent.
Borrowing others' words: text, ownership, memory, and plagiarism. A group of Walker's supporters - including wealthy donors to the university - started a fund to cover any legal costs she might incur should she sue the university.