In 2011 and 2013, a number of high profile German politicians were embroiled in plagiarism allegations, including the Defence Minister and Education Minister of Chancellor Angela Merkel's cabinet. Click on the links below to read more about them.
Other politicians embroiled in plagiarism allegations
In 2006, Harvard Undergrad Kaavya Viswanatha's book How Opal Mehta Got Kissed, Got Wild, and Got a Life was pulled off the shelves due to allegations of plagiarism. Click on the links below to read more about the case. Do you believe Viswanathan when she said that it might be a case of crytomnesia, or as she puts it, a case of internalising what she had read?
Read more about these cases of academics (and some students) and what happens when they plagiarise.