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If a college student accuses another student of academic dishonesty

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If a college student accuses another student of academic dishonesty (plagiarism etc) is a He said She said accusation enough to warrant punishment by a college or does it have to be clear evidence/proof?
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Plagiarism and its recourse would generally be defined in the particular school's code of conduct. Plagiarism is taken seriously, and capricious and unfounded (he said/she said) allegations are often not even investigated without some evidence of the plagiarism. If the accused student is penalized, there is often an appeal system built into the code by which the student can seek a review of the determination.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

What about cheating on an assignment? He said she said ordeal?

This would be handled in the same way that an allegation of plagiarism would be handled. These allegations are not taXXXXX XXXXXghtly, and more than accusatory evidence would be required for the school to take any action against the student.
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