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November 29, 2004

Times on Harvard Law borrowings

The New York Times weighs in on the recently exposed borrowings of Profs. Ogletree and Tribe (see Sept. 17, Sept. 14). Worth noting are the comments of much-quoted legal ethics prof Stephen Gillers, who blasts the motives of those who bring these matters to wider public attention, and suggests that Ogletree has been punished severely enough by the public exposure of his transgression. Now you can begin to see why Gillers maintains his place in seemingly every reporter's Rolodex: any old legal ethicist will give you a quote criticizing plagiarism, but if you're looking for something more, well, distinctive...

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