Archive for June, 2008

From Budapest: 38th World Congress of IIS (edit: Santana)

Saturday, June 28th, 2008 at 16:51

I’m at the 38th World Congress of the International Institute of Sociology in Budapest. It’s a glorious city and my hotel room overlooks the Danube and the Szechinyi Bridge (sorry no accents here) and I can see the castle in the distance. My paper, with Peter Lederer, is “Becoming a Global Lawyer”. I have discussed […]

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Persaud's Verdict is In

Friday, June 20th, 2008 at 13:57

Raj Persaud’s psychiatric career is in ruins after the General Medical Council ruled that his fitness to practise had been impaired because he plagiarised the work of other academics. as reported by the Daily Telegraph. The General Medical Council now has to decide the punishment for Persaud having ruled that he was guilty of serious […]

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Plagiarism, Persaud, and Perfidy

Monday, June 16th, 2008 at 18:37

Over two years ago Persaud’s lifting of Thomas Blass‘ work on Stanley Milgram landed him in trouble (see here also). Persaud is a media psychiatrist who presents a number of programs on British television. Since the demise of Anthony Clare, the doyen of this group, Persaud has tried to take over. Persaud’s problem is that […]

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