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So of course everyone in the sports world around the nation is fully entrenched in the Brandon Davies story at BYU. For those totally not up to speed he was an outstanding and pivotal player on the Cougar basketball team that was dismissed for violating the school Honor Code by having sex with his girlfriend.

Yes every school/university around the world has a list of codes, ethics, conduct regulations that all students must follow. Some schools are a more stringent that others.  One would have to put the likes of the Stanfords and Harvards up near the top of that list as well. 

But it seems that some times these “codes” and those that enforce them can be very vague and even “Salem witch trial-ish” and not governed by school authorities.  The higher scholastic schools use them mainly to discourage academic dishonesty. Note this from The Harvard Crimson on-line magazine:

“Essentially, an honor code is a document signed by students who promise to uphold certain standards of conduct. The pol...

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