My friend wants an old assignment which I have done few semesters ago. I want to know whether it's ok to give the assignment to him and whether it's going to be a problem for me in the future. (I have already done that subject, but still following the degree) Please let me know.

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    If this is really a legal question (e.g. about the law in your jurisdiction) then we can't help you. That is beyond the scope of this site. We could help address whether it is ethical though. – Nate Eldredge Apr 27 '16 at 18:53
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    I want to know whether that will be a problem for Uni. – Dnore Gen Apr 27 '16 at 20:55

There is no single right answer here. The answer depends from university to university, and even from faculty member to faculty member. For example, one professor in my department believes everything should be sharable, while another believes that it's wrong to share old materials.

So you'll need to see what the policy of the instructor teaching your friend's class is.

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    Followup question: the professor believes it's wrong to share old materials, but could a student get in actual trouble for doing it? I.e. does the university policy allow the professor to do anything about it? For example many professors here believe it's wrong for students not to come to class, but there isn't anything to be done about it (other than asking questions that someone who doesn't go to class will not be able to answer on the exam). – user9646 Apr 28 '16 at 8:06

If an instructor returns an assignment to a student. The instructor cannot possible expect the student to hide the results. This is one reason why many instructors do not allow students to keep a mid-term or final exam.

As long as your friend does not try to submit the work as his own this should not be a problem. This is assuming of course that there is no policy at your institution about this matter.

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    "As long as your friend does not try to submit the work as his own..." and there, of course, is the rub. – Bob Brown Apr 28 '16 at 12:00

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