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Civil Rights – Student Dismissal – Due Process – VMI Cadet (access required)

A cadet at Virginia Military Institute has not shown a violation of due process in his dismissal on a charge of plagiarism, and a Lynchburg U.S. District Court dismisses the student’s pro se action under 42 U.S.C. § 1983. VMI’s grading policy allows students to note on written work when and what kind of assistance they ...