Lawyer Edgar Ulysses Baez Gutierrez What did Minister Yasmin Esquivel Mossa say about the fact that he had already recognized the plagiarism of the thesis.
In an interview with AJ Central, Baez Gutierrez said that logic explains everything because a person who graduates later cannot claim plagiarism.
“It is not the will to assimilate and understand, it is to be a duck”she added.
Esquivel Mossa assured that he had proof of a statement made before a notary public where the lawyer assured that he had taken various ideas from the minister’s work.
However, Baez, who is suffering from pneumonia and which currently prevents her from leaving the house, assures that she has never been called to testify.
The lawyer also pointed to the work of Professor Martha Rodriguez, who mentored the two, so she must have felt it and had the courage to be honest.
“At the time of reading the second thesis, he must have said: ‘Don’t kid yourself, you are deceiving yourself.’ It is one thing for him to go into some writing to reinforce an idea and another for you to copy it. He had that obligation.”
minister and thesis plagiarism
The thesis The Minister in the Eye of the Storm was first published in 1986 by Edgar Ulises Baez, then a student at the Faculty of Law. A year later, Esquivel Mossa published the same thing; However, the minister confirms that his text is original as he started working on it in 1985.
Yasmin Esquivel stated that she presented evidence such as “three expert opinions on computer science” that indicate that her thesis was the first to be uploaded to the TESIUNAM catalog.
“It was also proved that the file containing my thesis was improperly and illegally modified on December 22, 2022,” he said.
Furthermore, he states that there are two expert opinions on documentoscopy, where it is determined that he began his work in 1985.
Yes there is plagiarism: UNAM
UNAM found a “high degree of coincidence” between the thesis of Yasmin Esquivel, the minister accused of plagiarism, and the thesis of another student, however, maintained that it would analyze the case, as it believed that some of the submissions The evidence is contradictory. ,
After a review by the Faculty of Higher Studies (FES) of Aragon, the university reported that the works contained more than 90% coincidences, so “the existence of plagiarism is evident”.
“The contents of both theses, their publication dates, as well as an academic review of the university’s physical and digital archives, lead us to believe that the original thesis was supported in 1986,” UNAM said in a statement. Statement Signed by the rector Enrique Gray Wechters.