Landmark Cases

1971 Students Dorm Room

The Coke Case

A few cans of soda spark one of the most significant debates in the history of Honor.

Henson Cavalier Daily Comic

The Henson Case

A law student dismissed on the eve of graduation challenges the constitutionality of the Honor System in federal court.

Leggett Editorial Cartoon

The Leggett Case

High-profile lawyers, administrative involvement, and Honor reports filed against members of the Honor Executive Committee lead to reforms of case processing, executive power, and qualified immunity.


The Bloomfield Cases

In 2001, a UVA cheating scandal made national headlines when 158 students were reported for plagiarism in an introductory physics course. Today, technology continues to challenge the definition of cheating.