German defense minister plagiarized thesis

Merkel herself refused to rule out a comeback, telling reporters she was confident that she would have the opportunity to work with Guttenberg again in the future.

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From the judicial proceeding on this case he expected a result solely based on facts without regard to the person concerned. According to the website, "elements of plagiarism were found on 27 of 62 pages" of her thesis, which is a "proportion of In his resignation speech, he insisted the reforms would continue.

Referring to his resignation phone call, she said: "That certainly won't be the last time he and I have a personal conversation. In , similar allegations were leveled against German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, although these were dismissed by an investigating committeee. He described the working-method during the several years of his dissertation as often working in short periods and using various different data carriers. The minister said she had asked to have her dissertation checked by an independent panel of experts as soon as she heard it was being questioned in August. She said she accepted his resignation "with a heavy heart" and praised Guttenberg as someone with an "exceptional political talent". In an interview on 22 February , Lammert also expressed his doubts about the reliability of the university's awarding process. The thesis was examined by the Berlin-based law professor Gerhard Dannemann, who published his findings on VroniPlag. Guttenberg was forced to quit as defense minister a year earlier after it came to light that that his thesis had been plagiarized. For Schmitt-Glaeser especially the part of the report looking into a possible deception by Guttenberg should not have been published. Any intention was denied by Guttenberg.

These visits received breathless write-ups in Germany's multimillion-selling tabloid Bild, and pictures were splashed over gossip magazines.

He is now expected to retreat to his castle in Bavaria to plot his next move. In an interview on 22 FebruaryLammert also expressed his doubts about the reliability of the university's awarding process.

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The admission led to him being dubbed the minister for cut-and-paste, or Baron zu Googleberg. In , similar allegations were leveled against German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, although these were dismissed by an investigating committeee. As for the enquiry regarding his thesis he announced his full cooperation with the district attorney's investigations. For the future the Chancellor declared that "I am convinced that we will have the opportunity to work together again in the future, in whatever form that may take". A lot of value and prestige is placed on academic titles in Germany, with the label of doctor being systematically included when identifying oneself. Then education minister Annette Schavan quit in to fight charges from her former university that she plagiarised her thesis over three decades ago. Media reported on more than 80 charges, which had been filed. Accusations of plagiarism have a particular resonance in Germany, where academic titles are held in especially high esteem. Merkel herself refused to rule out a comeback, telling reporters she was confident that she would have the opportunity to work with Guttenberg again in the future. The second was immediately declined by the attorney due to apparent insubstantiality. Referring to his resignation phone call, she said: "That certainly won't be the last time he and I have a personal conversation. The commission however, based on the view, that Guttenberg had continued his dissertation despite the feeling of being overburdened, denied negligence and concluded on intention. Guttenberg was forced to quit as defense minister a year earlier after it came to light that that his thesis had been plagiarized.

Before the scandal broke last month, Guttenberg was often described as the "shooting star" of conservatism in Germany. The year-old baron, often tipped to be a future chancellor, has handed in his notice to Merkel after almost two weeks of frontpage stories about the authenticity of his PhD thesis.

Already weakened after defeats in recent regional elections, she is facing the prospect of implosion at six other local polls this year.

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Three senior German politicians have stepped down from their jobs since after being caught in plagiarism scandals. Any intention was denied by Guttenberg.

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In an interview published on Monday, Von der Leyen, who is viewed by some as a likely successor to German Chancellor Angela Merkel, denied the accusation of plagarism. The Chancellor believes him. Before the scandal broke last month, Guttenberg was often described as the "shooting star" of conservatism in Germany. Also, according to Schmitt-Glaeser, the fact that Guttenberg had to agree to the report's publication due to massive public pressure, including from University of Bayreuth, cast a shadow of suspicion on the entire proceedings. Rieble decried the widespread practice of academic publications being written by assistants but published by professors as much worse for academia than any plagiarism. But the scandal wouldn't go away, raising the possibility that Guttenberg would be a liability rather than an asset in forthcoming state elections. The last bit means "baron of Guttenberg", a village in the Franken area of Bavaria where the Guttenbergs have had their family seat — an impressive castle — since The year-old baron, often tipped to be a future chancellor, has handed in his notice to Merkel after almost two weeks of frontpage stories about the authenticity of his PhD thesis. The admission led to him being dubbed the minister for cut-and-paste, or Baron zu Googleberg. Despite his privileged upbringing — or perhaps because of it — Guttenberg was hugely popular with the tabloid Bild newspaper, which rarely referred to him without mentioning that he was "Germany's most popular politician" — an honour he received via a poll in , when he took the top spot from Angela Merkel. Merkel admitted she was caught off guard by the resignation, saying she was "surprised" when she received a request from Guttenberg to talk to her over the phone. In , similar allegations were leveled against German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, although these were dismissed by an investigating committeee. Guttenberg denied any deliberate plagiarism.
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