Academic Honesty in Society

Write a research-based paper according to the topic below.

 Identify three to five instances in society in which people were accused of academic dishonesty. Describe the situation, including the nature of the violation, how it was discovered and why it was determined to be an act of academic dishonesty.  Discuss the consequences of the person’s actions, including the effects (if any) the act had on his/her status, position or employment. Do you agree or disagree with the outcome? Should the consequences have been more severe? Less severe?  Explain what the person could have done to avoid the dishonest act