Dharun Ravi

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Tyler Clementi

Rutgers University names new student center for Tyler Clementi

Friday, February 1, 2013
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — Rutgers University has announced it has named a new student named for Tyler Clementi, a gay student who jumped to his death in 2010 after his roommate used a webcam to record Clementi in an intimate encounter with another man. [ Read more → ]
Dharun Ravi (right) with attorney Steve Altman

Ravi released from custody after serving 20 days in Rutgers’ spying case

Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Former Rutgers student Dharun Ravi was released from prison Tuesday after serving 20 days on a 30-day sentence for using a webcam to spy on his gay roommate who later committed suicide. [ Read more → ]
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Ravi to begin serving 30-day jail sentence, apologizes for his actions

Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Dharun Ravi, the former Rutgers University student convicted earlier this year of using a webcam to spy on his gay roommate who later committed suicide, will turn himself in Thursday to begin serving a 30-day prison term. [ Read more → ]
Dharun Ravi

Tyler Clementi’s suicide: Best to look not only at Ravi, but at society at large

Sunday, May 27, 2012
The lack of public figures or role models for teenagers, and the hesitancy of schools to include same-sex sexualities in sex-ed curricula, despite these being a normal part of human sexuality, give these negative attitudes more influence by not contrasting them with the more positive reality. Given the body of mental health research that has consistently connected stigma and suicidality, and despite the progress we’ve made, the present state of society leaves me concerned... [ Read more → ]
Tyler Clementi

Tyler Clementi gets no justice

Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Tyler Clementi was bullied to death and the Judge heard guilty 288 times, yet sentenced his convicted antagonist to 30 days, 300 hours of community service and a $10,000 donation. While I do not doubt that Ravi was put through a measure of hell, knowing that he could be sentenced to a maximum of ten years and be the subject of deportation, I ask why this Judge even bothered to sentence him, at all. [ Read more → ]
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Dharun Ravi sentenced to 30 days in jail, probation in Rutgers’ suicide case

Monday, May 21, 2012
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. -- A New Jersey Superior Court judge has sentenced former Rutgers student Dharun Ravi to 30 days in prison and three years probation for spying on his gay roommate who later committed suicide. [ Read more → ]
Dharun Ravi

Dharun Ravi on Tyler Clementi: ‘I wasn’t the one who caused him to jump’

Friday, March 23, 2012
Dharun Ravi, the former Rutgers University student who was convicted last week of invasion of privacy and bias intimidation, a hate crime, is speaking out for the first time since his college roommate, Tyler Clementi, jumped to his death in September 2010. [ Read more → ]
Tyler Clementi

Ending anti-LGBT harassment will take more than a trial verdict

Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Today, less than seven percent of schools offer institutional support to LGBT students, such as an LGBT student center or programs director. Eighty-seven percent of schools fail to include sexual orientation in their non-discrimination policies. Protection for transgender people is even lower; only six percent of schools include gender identity in their non-discrimination statements. [ Read more → ]
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Jury finds Dharun Ravi guilty of hate crime against Tyler Clementi

Friday, March 16, 2012
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. -- A jury in New Jersey has found Rutgers student Dharun Ravi guilty of a hate crime against his gay roommate, Tyler Clementi, for using a web cam to spy on Clementi’s intimate encounters with another man. [ Read more → ]
Dharun Ravi

Jury begins deliberations in webcam spying trial of Rutgers’ student

Wednesday, March 14, 2012
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — A jury on Wednesday concluded their first day of deliberations on whether Dharun Ravi committed a hate crime when he used a webcam to spy on his college roommate's intimate encounter with another man, actions that allegedly contributed to the suicide of Rutgers University student Tyler Clementi. [ Read more → ]
Dharun Ravi

Prosecution rests; Defense calls character witnesses in Rutgers webcam spying trial

Sunday, March 11, 2012
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — Defense attorneys for Dharun Ravi, the former Rutgers University student accused of using a webcam to spy on his roommate's intimate encounter with another man, called seven character witnesses who testified Friday that they never heard Ravi say anything derogatory about gays or homosexuality in general. [ Read more → ]
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Former Rutgers student rejects no-prison plea deal in Tyler Clementi suicide case

Sunday, December 11, 2011
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. -- A former Rutgers University student accused of bullying his gay roommate, allegedly leading his victim to kill himself, rejected a plea deal on Friday that would have allowed him to avoid a jail sentence. [ Read more → ]
Tyler Clementi

Remembering Tyler Clementi, one year since gay teen jumped to his death

Thursday, September 22, 2011
On this day one year ago, Tyler Clementi -- an 18-year-old student at Rutgers University -- jumped to his death from the George Washington bridge after a sexual encounter he had with another man was allegedly streamed online by his roommate. [ Read more → ]
Molly Wei

Molly Wei, defendant in Tyler Clementi suicide case, strikes plea deal

Saturday, May 7, 2011
Molly Wei, one of two former Rutgers University students accused of spying on Tyler Clementi with a webcam just days before he committed suicide, has struck a plea deal to avoid jail time on the condition she testifies against her co-defendant in the case. [ Read more → ]
Dharum Ravi

Roommate receives 15-count indictment for Tyler Clementi’s suicide

Wednesday, April 20, 2011
The roommate of the Rutgers University freshman who committed suicide last year after an intimate encounter with another man was broadcast online, received a 15-count indictment on Wednesday for his alleged actions that led to the death of Tyler Clementi. [ Read more → ]
Darum Ravi (left) and Mooly Wei

Rutgers students accused of inciting fellow student’s suicide, drop out

Sunday, October 31, 2010
The two Rutgers University students, charged with invasion of privacy when a fellow student killed himself after his romantic encounter with another man was streamed on the Internet, have dropped out for the semester. [ Read more → ]
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