Tag Archives: Tyler Clementi


Posted 2 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 …

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Posted 3 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 …

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Posted 3 years ago in Internet Law by Ted Bogosian  
VIDEO: Call a Lawyer when a Cyberbully Attacks Your Child

In two horrifying examples of cyberbullying, a girl was taunted online by schoolmates and threatened to kill herself after pleading for help, and Rutgers student Tyler Clementi committed suicide after finding out his roommate has been spying on him and showing the videos to his friends. If you or your child is a victiom of online bullying – or cyberbullying — it’s time to call in a lawyer. Attorney Sam Goldberg from Altman & Altman says, “The time to call …

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Posted 3 years ago in Internet Law by Jennifer King  
Cyberbullying: Out of the Playground and Onto the Internet

A celebrity sends a tweet to his hundreds of thousands of followers that seems to encourage vigilante justice. An anonymous group creates a Facebook page that, under the guise of “freedom of speech,” encourages users to post unflattering comments about students and teachers at a local high school. A teenager gets in a fight with friends who, in turn, write more than 100 mean-spirited tweets about her. What do they all have in common? Each is a recent example of …

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Posted 3 years ago in Crime Criminal Law Your Personal Rights by Aaron Kase  
Dharun Ravi Guilty in Rutgers Webcam Trial

Former Rutgers student Dharun Ravi was convicted today of bias intimidation and other charges for spying on his freshman roommate, according to a verdict returned by a New Jersey jury just before noon. The most serious and high-profile charges were the ones related to bias. Of those, he was guilty on various counts of invading privacy with intent to intimidate based on sexual orientation, though he was acquitted of certain charges. He was also found guilty of eight other invasion of …

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