You shouldn’t have to be told that plagiarism is wrong. Last I checked, kids are taught that copying others’ work is unethical and grounds for failure in elementary school. "I got away with it for a long time" is not an excuse for being let off without consequences. A hundred wrongs don’t make a right. Maybe the rules were applied unevenly. So what? Rules are rules. This guy’s mother should smack the taste out of his mouth.
The student claims the university was negligent
A student who admits down-loading material from the internet for his degree plans to sue his university for negligence.