Meanwhile, Trinity International University has completely fired Winston Frost from any post at Trinity Law School. Frost had been dean of the school, but is accused of plagiarizing the Encyclopedia Britannica for an article in the school's law review. He was fired from his post as dean a week ago, and now it looks like he's losing his teaching position as well, pending a vote by the faculty Senate and the university's Board of Regents. Frost still denies any plagiarism (The school is "using their own self-styled definition of plagiarism, … not a legal definition," says his lawyer, who says Frost only made "footnoting errors"), but his Trinity Law Review article wasn't an isolated case. An article for the Conference on Faith and History's Fides et Historia (one of Weblog's favorite scholarly journals) apparently also contains entire sections lifted from the encyclopedia.
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