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    What are the social and professional implications of plagiarism? Why would someone risk their professional reputation and credibility by plagiarizing? Is it always intentional and if so, what are the ramifications of unintentional plagiarism? Can "accidental" plagiarism ever be proven?

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    A social implication of plagiarism is the fact that it reduces the credibility of an individual, and or the professional and scientific community in which they work. Professionally, it can ruin the career of the individual that ...

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    The expert examines the ethics and scientific writing is examined.