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New Jersey News

Witness Says Rutgers Roommate Aimed Web Cam at Clementi's Bed

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

A friend of Dharun Ravi testified Wednesday in the Rutgers webcam spying trial that he helped the defendant adjust his webcam to aim it toward Tyler Clementi’s bed.

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New Jersey News

Witness: NJ Student Suggested Others Watch Clementi Webcast

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

A Rutgers University student said a former dorm-mate who is charged with using a webcam to spy on his roommate encouraged her and other students to tune in.

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New Jersey News

Webcam Witness Takes Stand in Tyler Clementi Spying Case

Monday, February 27, 2012

The student who pleaded guilty in the Rutgers webcam spying case testified Monday about how she and Dharun Ravi watched Tyler Clementi kiss a man in the dorm room across the hall.

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New Jersey News

Lawyers in Tyler Clementi Trial Lay Out Their Cases

Thursday, February 23, 2012

The reading of racy texts and details about the night students crowded around a computer in a college dorm room to see Tyler Clementi kiss a man were part of the first day of testimony in the Rutgers webcam spying case.

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New Jersey News

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.

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New Jersey News

Jury Shaping Up in Tyler Clementi Rutgers Webcam Spying Trial

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Jury selection will resume Thursday in the trial of a former Rutgers University student accused of using a webcam to spy on his roommate.

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New Jersey News

NJ Jury Pool Shrinks in Tyler Clementi Rutgers Bullying Case

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

The pool of prospective jurors has shrunk from 274 to just fewer than 100 for the trial of a former Rutgers student accused of using a webcam to spy on his roommate's intimate encounter with another man.

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The Takeaway

Being Gay: A Listener's Story

Monday, February 06, 2012

Despite having a higher rate of acceptance in American society and greater media presence than ever before, being gay or transgendered is still difficult, especially for those living in non-metropolitan areas. Approximately 20 to 40 percent of homeless youth are LGBT, experiencing a higher rate of suicide than heterosexuals. But sometimes discrimination and pressure to conform comes just as much from inside the gay community as it does from the outside.

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New Jersey News

Clementi's Older Brother: I Don't Hate Tyler's Roommate

Friday, February 03, 2012

The brother of the Rutgers student who committed suicide said he did not hate the roommate who secretly streamed a video of his brother on the Internet with another man days before he jumped off the George Washington Bridge.

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The Takeaway

The Real Story Behind Tyler Clementi's Tragic Death

Friday, February 03, 2012

In September 2010, Tyler Clementi's name became synonymous with bullying, suicide, and the "It Gets Better" project. But while many sensational headlines made it seem as though Clementi was unwillingly outed via a sex tape made available on the internet, the real story is significantly different and far more complicated. New accounts of the case published this week in the New Yorker and OUT magazine — the latter of which was written by Clementi's older brother — reveal the role race, class, and personality had to do with this devastating story.

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New Jersey News

Potential Jurors Will Learn Name of Man on Tape With Clementi

Friday, January 20, 2012

Potential jurors in the trial of a former Rutgers student accused of using a webcam to spy on a roommate will learn the name of the other man seen in the video.

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WNYC News

Parents of Tyler Clementi Talk About His Death

Thursday, December 08, 2011

The parents of a Rutgers University student whose roommate allegedly used a webcam to spy on his intimate encounter with a man, say their son told them he was gay about three weeks before his suicide.

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WNYC News

Lawyer Asks for Charges to Be Dropped in Rutgers Spy Case

Thursday, August 11, 2011

A lawyer for a former Rutgers student indicted on bias intimidation and other charges after allegedly using a webcam to spy on his roommate who later committed suicide, asked that the charges be dropped.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Rutgers Suicide Case

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Daniel J. Solove, John Marshall Harlan Research Professor of Law at the George Washington University Law School, author of the forthcoming book, Nothing to Hide: The False Tradeoff Between Privacy and Security, and founder of TeachPrivacy, discusses the legal implications of the indictment against the 19-year-old Rutger’s student who allegedly broadcasted online an intimate encounter involving his roommate, Tyler Clementi. Clementi later committed suicide.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Anti-Social Media

Monday, October 04, 2010

Emily Bazelon, senior editor at Slate and founding editor of Double X, looks at the Tyler Clementi case in light of other cyber-bullying incidents with fatal consequences; and New Jersey Star Ledger reporter Amy Ellis Nutt discusses her own reporting on the issue.

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The Takeaway

Tragic Suicide Leaves Many Unanswered Questions

Thursday, September 30, 2010

The apparent suicide of a Rutgers University freshman after his roommate surreptitiously broadcast him engaging in a sex act on the internet has drawn national attention and left many questions unanswered. What is known is that 18-year-old Tyler Clementi jumped to his death from the George Washington Bridge three days after his roommate, Dharun Ravi, and Molly Wei, another student, used a webcam to stream an encounter between Clementi and an unidentified male student.

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