Clementi Suicide

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Revisiting Hate Crime Laws Following Sentencing of Dharun Ravi

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Former Rutgers University student Dharun Ravi was sentenced Monday to 30 days in jail for spying on his roommate, Tyler Clementi, during an intimate encounter with a man. Ravi could have faced a much harsher sentence of up to 10 years in prison. Richard Kim is executive editor of The Nation magazine. He thinks the sentence was fair, but says New Jersey's hate crime statue may need to be revised.

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Timeline | Rutgers Bullying Trial

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Former Rutgers student Dharun Ravi is on trial for using a webcam to spy on his roommate, Tyler Clementi, who committed suicide in 2010. Use our timeline to catch up on the events leading up to the trial, and get updates as the case proceeds.