Sharing of study materials and exchange of information is encouraged. Collaboration or communication of any kind during Applicants' mock testing is not permitted. Applicants are permitted to keep and use any books, notes, papers, or use any helpful electronic devices during mock testing. All work submitted by an Applicant for any practice examination is expected to be the participant's own work.
Communications outside the virtual classroom between and among Applicants is highly encouraged. However, Applicants are cautioned against passing along un-official program-related information that has not been reviewed or authorized by the Faculty.
Also, participants are cautioned against the Tax Law Institute's policy against the offering and acceptance of gifts or favors between Faculty and Applicants. This rule is strictly enforced.
Lastly, Applicants are not permitted to invite unregistered and unaffiliated persons into the Virtual Conference Room. An electronic log monitors all who enter via access code. The Tax Law Institute will vigorously prosecute both Applicant and any unauthorized guest(s) who do so for theft of services. Further, an infraction of this nature would render void the Enrollment Contract and result in immediate dismissal from the Program.
- The responsibility for learning the proper forms of citation lies with the individual. (The Tax Law Institute recommends that Applicants look to -- The Redbook - A Manual on Legal Style by Bryan A. Garner -- Thomson-Reuters publication.) Quotations must be properly placed within quotation marks and must be fully cited. In addition, all para-phrased material must be completely acknowledged. Whenever ideas or facts are derived from a Applicant's reading and research, the sources must be indicated.