Tag Archives: rutgers webcam trial

Posted 5 years ago in Criminal Law by Aaron Kase  
Dharun Ravi’s Appeal Brings Jersey Hate Crime Law into Focus

Dharun Ravi, who recently served 20 days in prison for bias intimidation in the Rutgers webcam trial, is appealing his conviction in a move that will help clarify New Jersey’s hate crime laws. Ravi acquitted on intent to intimidate, but convicted on Clementi’s perception of intent Laws in New Jersey against intimidating a protected class while committing another crime Hate crime laws vary by state   Appeals all Around Ravi found himself the subject of infamy after he viewed on …

Read More Leave a Comment

Posted 5 years ago in Crime Criminal Law by Aaron Kase  
Dharun Ravi Sentenced to 30 Days in Rutgers Webcam Trial

Dharun Ravi was sentenced to to 30 days in jail today for bias intimidation against Tyler Clementi, his former roommate at Rutgers University. He will start his month-long term on May 31. Ravi had been on trial for watching a video feed of Clementi and a male guest kissing in their dorm room. Ravi advertised the feed to his friends but did not broadcast or record the encounter. Several days later, Clementi jumped off the George Washington Bridge after he …

Read More Leave a Comment