Would you tell the professor if...

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Re: Would you tell the professor if...

Postby HBK » Sat Dec 17, 2011 4:31 am

JamMasterJ wrote:even if you decided to go ahead and turn them in, could you actually prove anything? Cause if it's your word against their's, your SOL


I remember in UG, there was a guy who missed the deadline for a paper because he said he got a flat tire. The first thing the professor did was ask him to show him the save file for the document. It seems like it would be pretty easy to prove, but I guess in an email file the save file time stamp wouldn't show.

/guy took an incomplete for the semester

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Re: Would you tell the professor if...

Postby MrPapagiorgio » Sat Dec 17, 2011 4:39 am

IAFG wrote:The benefit of a friend who owes you a favor is worth a lot more than the jack shit you would get for tattling.

TMFCR.

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Re: Would you tell the professor if...

Postby Mal Reynolds » Sat Dec 17, 2011 5:15 am

Anyone else hoping OP's friend also posts on TLS and happens to click on this thread? I am waiting patiently for an epic flame war. Or if not, perhaps OP can report back on the friendship fallout inevitable from posting this topic on a public forum for law students?

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Re: Would you tell the professor if...

Postby Extension_Cord » Sat Dec 17, 2011 5:28 am

Mal Reynolds wrote:Anyone else hoping OP's friend also posts on TLS and happens to click on this thread? I am waiting patiently for an epic flame war. Or if not, perhaps OP can report back on the friendship fallout inevitable from posting this topic on a public forum for law students?

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Nah, I think her friend is probably one of the outraged TLSers that told her not to tattle because their future interest depend upon it, lol!

Still trying to figure out what a Chinese wall is...

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Re: Would you tell the professor if...

Postby MrPapagiorgio » Sat Dec 17, 2011 5:34 am

Extension_Cord wrote:Still trying to figure out what a Chinese wall is...


Probably a play on this: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinese_wall. May be a terrible metaphor. I am imaging a kitchen table separated by a prison visit-styled wall that requires a phone to speak to the other side.

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Re: Would you tell the professor if...

Postby Extension_Cord » Sat Dec 17, 2011 5:42 am

MrPapagiorgio wrote:
Extension_Cord wrote:Still trying to figure out what a Chinese wall is...


Probably a play on this: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinese_wall. May be a terrible metaphor. I am imaging a kitchen table separated by a prison visit-styled wall that requires a phone to speak to the other side.


I pictured it something more along the lines of a bedsheet that divides the room into two seperate but equal forts.

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Re: Would you tell the professor if...

Postby sunynp » Sat Dec 17, 2011 8:04 am

Here's a hint: firms use Chinese walls to control information flow - it's a very common term. I guess OP knows more about working at law firms than her question would suggest; maybe she was a paralegal or maybe she is a third year.

I agree - OP and her friend should not have been doing the exam together. That looks much worse than OP's "friend" saying that she submitted late and benefitted from the issue with submission of the exams.

I am not sure the friend was cheating. If she submitted late, she would have to take the consequences; she just kept working until she finished. The friend (and others who took the exam and submitted late) just got a lucky break.

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Re: Would you tell the professor if...

Postby FeelTheHeat » Sat Dec 17, 2011 10:19 am

Lol at the responses in this thread being worse and douchier than her question

Also, santana might be the worst poster I've seen in a while on this site. Congrats

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Re: Would you tell the professor if...

Postby keg411 » Sat Dec 17, 2011 11:01 am

IAFG wrote:Wait... are you a 3L?

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Re: Would you tell the professor if...

Postby Blindmelon » Sat Dec 17, 2011 11:12 am

What made this wall "Chinese"? You mean a divider between you two? Why are dividers Chinese? Was it yellow and you're just racist?

Best thing to do in this scenario is to leave your laptop open with your friend around with this thread open... yawn, get up from your desk and ask the person if they could look at your paper open on your comp - they see the thread - voila, conversation started about how you're racist.

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Re: Would you tell the professor if...

Postby johansantana21 » Sat Dec 17, 2011 11:19 am

FeelTheHeat wrote:Lol at the responses in this thread being worse and douchier than her question

Also, santana might be the worst poster I've seen in a while on this site. Congrats


Go away Clippers fan LOL

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Re: Would you tell the professor if...

Postby FeelTheHeat » Sat Dec 17, 2011 11:25 am

johansantana21 wrote:
FeelTheHeat wrote:Lol at the responses in this thread being worse and douchier than her question

Also, santana might be the worst poster I've seen in a while on this site. Congrats


Go away Clippers fan LOL


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Re: Would you tell the professor if...

Postby Cupidity » Sat Dec 17, 2011 1:11 pm

Extension_Cord wrote:I pictured it something more along the lines of a bedsheet that divides the room into two seperate but equal forts.


I hope you fail conlaw.

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Re: Would you tell the professor if...

Postby blurbz » Sat Dec 17, 2011 1:26 pm

Oy. No, don't tell. If it bothers you, say something to your friend.

Shitty, though, sure. Fine to be pissed about it. But, as others have said: You probably shouldn't have been doing the exam with someone else anyway...Nothing good will come of it for you if you tell.

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Re: Would you tell the professor if...

Postby AreJay711 » Sat Dec 17, 2011 1:44 pm

If the prof didn't want you to cheat he wouldn't have made it a take home exam.

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Re: Would you tell the professor if...

Postby Experimental Section » Sat Dec 17, 2011 2:16 pm

How did she "cheat"? Sounds like she got a lucky break. I'm not sure I'd describe that as cheating. Sometimes life isn't fair.

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Re: Would you tell the professor if...

Postby Grizz » Sat Dec 17, 2011 2:18 pm

AJaKe wrote:What would you do?

Stop using the phrase "Chinese wall." That's fucking racist.

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Re: Would you tell the professor if...

Postby Morgan12Oak » Sat Dec 17, 2011 2:24 pm

lmao i don't know what else has been said in this thread, but the misuse of "chinese wall" is laffable.

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Re: Would you tell the professor if...

Postby sundance95 » Sat Dec 17, 2011 2:36 pm

Grizz wrote:
AJaKe wrote:What would you do?

Stop using the phrase "Chinese wall." That's fucking racist.

Relax all, she's just saying that the wall they used was really Great.

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Re: Would you tell the professor if...

Postby Grizz » Sat Dec 17, 2011 2:38 pm

sundance95 wrote:
Grizz wrote:
AJaKe wrote:What would you do?

Stop using the phrase "Chinese wall." That's fucking racist.

Relax all, she's just saying that the wall they used was really Great.

Reported for racism.

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Re: Would you tell the professor if...

Postby IAFG » Sat Dec 17, 2011 3:31 pm

keg411 wrote:
IAFG wrote:Wait... are you a 3L?

I can't believe more people aren't OUTRAGED about this. That was the friend's real crime: caring enough to cheat as a 3L.

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Re: Would you tell the professor if...

Postby thesealocust » Sat Dec 17, 2011 3:37 pm

IAFG wrote:
keg411 wrote:
IAFG wrote:Wait... are you a 3L?

I can't believe more people aren't OUTRAGED about this. That was the friend's real crime: caring enough to cheat as a 3L.


Some law students just can't give up the fight. The type A was so much a part of them before law school that no amount of no longer being a 1L can rid the taint from their bodies.

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Re: Would you tell the professor if...

Postby BarbellDreams » Sat Dec 17, 2011 3:53 pm

I'm sure if OP only had 2 of 4 questions done as time ran out and someone mentioned to OP that system was down and test can be submitted in 30 mins with no penalty she would cite some girl scout code and turn it in half empty for a cool C-.... :roll: :roll: :roll:

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Re: Would you tell the professor if...

Postby STLMizzou » Sat Dec 17, 2011 7:10 pm

AreJay711 wrote:If the prof didn't want you to cheat he wouldn't have made it a take home exam.



Agreed. If you aren't cheating then you aren't trying.

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Re: Would you tell the professor if...

Postby Antilles Haven » Sat Dec 17, 2011 9:06 pm

Meh, I don't know. If your professor would actually care about the fact that someone did take that extra 45 minutes to write their exam then it is unquestionably cheating, and it wasn't exactly a trivial amount of cheating either apparently.

I'm actually shocked this consensus is so far in favor of "if you do tell the professor you are scum of the earth."




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