I used GitHub and am accused of academic misconduct. What can I do?

GitHub can be a helpful resource for students at times, especially those involved with developing and programming and coding. GitHub promotes itself as one of the largest coding communities in the world. It sounds good in theory, right? The unfortunate reality of it is that students can find themselves accused of academic misconduct by their use of GitHub. Whether a student was in the wrong in doing so or was within his or her rights in doing so, will depend on the circumstances of the case. It is highly fact-specific. You cannot depend on the school to do the right thing.

If you're accused of academic misconduct involving GitHub, you have to take the necessary precautions. Having an experienced attorney advisor will be your best ally to help you understand and navigate the process if you're accused of an academic misconduct charge involving GitHub.

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