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Harvard finds 'significant lapse' in phrasing in Tribe book

'Inadvertent' is Harvard verdict

By Marcella Bombardieri
Globe Staff / April 15, 2005

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Harvard University officials have concluded that it was ''a significant lapse" for law school professor Laurence H. Tribe to have used phrasing from another scholar's writing, without attribution, in a 20-year-old book. But President Lawrence H. Summers and law school dean Elena Kagan said in a statement that the mistake was an inadvertent one. (Full article: 351 words)

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