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Rutgers Webcam Case

Tyler Clementi's Parents Blame Dharun Ravi For Son's Suicide

AP | Posted 08.29.2012 | Crime

RIDGEWOOD, N.J. — The family of Rutgers University student Tyler Clementi said they have come to believe he killed himself in part because of hi...

Dharun Ravi To Be Freed Early After 20 Days In Slammer

AP | GEOFF MULVIHILL | Posted 08.19.2012 | Crime

NORTH BRUNSWICK, N.J. — A former Rutgers University student who was convicted of bias for using a webcam to see his roommate and another man kis...

Dharun Ravi Can Stay In United States After Jail

AP | GEOFF MULVIHILL | Posted 08.18.2012 | Crime

TRENTON, N.J. — A former Rutgers University student convicted of using a webcam to spy on his gay roommate will not be deported to his native In...

Dharun Ravi Set To Leave Prison

Posted 06.16.2012 | Crime

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — The former Rutgers University student convicted of using a webcam to spy on his roommate will likely be released from pri...

Dharun Ravi Appeals Conviction For Spying On Tyler Clementi

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 06.12.2012 | Crime

Lawyers for Dharun Ravi are appealing his conviction for bullying and spying on Tyler Clementi, his freshman roommate at Rutgers University. Ravi,...

Dharun Ravi Starts Jail Sentence

AP | GEOFF MULVIHILL and SAMANTHA HENRY | Posted 07.31.2012 | Crime

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — The former Rutgers University student convicted of using a webcam to spy on his gay roommate reported to jail Thursday as ...

Dharun Ravi Ready For Jail

AP | GEOFF MULVIHILL | Posted 07.30.2012 | Crime

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — After fielding criticism in emails, blogs and newspaper columns, a judge on Wednesday defended his decision to give a 30-d...

Tyler Clementi's Suicide: Best To Look Not Only At Ravi But At Society At Large

Josh A. Goodman | Posted 07.25.2012 | Gay Voices
Josh A. Goodman

Ravi's Twitter posts, webcam spying, and homophobic attitude were stigmatizing, and it is possible that these pushed Clementi to a tipping point. But Clementi's suicide did not happen in a bubble with only him and Ravi; it took place in a society in which homophobia is still rampant.

The Shame of Dharun Ravi: The Boy Who Can't Say Sorry

Sandip Roy | Posted 07.24.2012 | Crime
Sandip Roy

Dharun Ravi finally wept. But it had nothing to do with Tyler Clementi, his former roommate who jumped off the George Washington Bridge.

Photos From The Rutgers Webcam Spy Case

Posted 05.22.2012 | Crime

The case of Dharun Ravi captivated the country. Ravi, 20, used a webcam in September 2010 to spy on his Rutgers University roommate Tyler Clementi. ...

Prosecutor Requests Prison Sentence In Rutgers Hate Crime Case

Reuters | Posted 07.10.2012 | Crime

By Jonathan Allen NEW YORK, May 10 (Reuters) - Prosecutors on Thursday recommended a former Rutgers University student be sentenced to...

Dharun Ravi: Gay Rights Activists 'Going Overboard' With Clementi Case

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.23.2012 | College

Former Rutgers University student Dharun Ravi says he "wasn't the one who caused" Tyler Clementi to jump off a bridge in his first televised interview...

Dharun Ravi Feels 'Very Sorry About Tyler'

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 03.23.2012 | Crime

Breaking more than a year of silence, Dharun Ravi spoke for the first time about spying on his gay former roommate Tyler Clementi and insisted he's no...

No Verdict In Day Two Of Webcam Spy Trial Jury Deliberations

AP | Posted 05.15.2012 | Crime

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — A jury has gone home without a verdict after the second day of deliberations in the trial of a former Rutgers University s...

It's Up To Jury To Decide Fate Of Dharun Ravi In Webcam Spy Trial

AP | GEOFF MULVIHILL | Posted 05.14.2012 | Crime

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — Jurors considering the fate of a former Rutgers University student accused of watching his roommate's intimate liaison on ...

In Closing Arguments, Prosecutor Says Dharun Ravi Targeted Roommate For Being Gay

AP | GEOFF MULVIHILL | Posted 05.13.2012 | Crime

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — A former Rutgers University student either was biased against gays or was a "kid" who didn't know any better when he spied...

Summations Abruptly Postponed In Rutgers Webcam Spy Trial

Posted 03.13.2012 | Crime

Closing arguments in the trial of Dharun Ravi came to an abrupt halt Tuesday morning and have been postponed until the afternoon. Defense attorney ...

Will Dharun Ravi Testify In Rutgers Webcam Spy Trial?

AP | GEOFF MULVIHILL | Posted 05.12.2012 | Crime

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — Jurors in the trial of a former Rutgers University student accused of using a webcam to spy on his roommate's intimate enc...

Defense Fights To Clear Ravi's Name In Webcam Spy Case

AP | By GEOFF MULVIHILL | Posted 05.09.2012 | Crime

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. -- They never knew Dharun Ravi to say anything bad about gays – but they also never discussed it with him. That was what se...

Dharun Ravis Admits In Police Interview He Violated Roommate's Privacy

AP | GEOFF MULVIHILL | Posted 05.08.2012 | Crime

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — Prosecutors rested their case Thursday in the trial of a former Rutgers University student, setting the stage for lawyers ...

My Prediction: Dharun Ravi to Be Found Not Guilty of Bias Intimidation

Mari Fagel | Posted 05.07.2012 | Crime
Mari Fagel

The other key to proving this crime is how the victim felt and whether he indeed was intimidated. Yet because Clementi is not here today to answer questions or be cross-examined, nearly every example of how he felt has been barred by the judge as hearsay.

Ravi Didn't Expect To See 'Something So Private' When He Used Webcam

AP | GEOFF MULVIHILL | Posted 05.07.2012 | Crime

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — "Yes," Dharun Ravi said in a video of a police interview played for jurors Wednesday, he violated his Rutgers University r...

Dharun Ravi Tweeted That He Saw Roommate 'Making Out With A Dude'

AP | GEOFF MULVIHILL | Posted 05.06.2012 | Crime

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — In the last two days of his life, Tyler Clementi visited his roommate's Twitter page 38 times and saved screen shots of tw...

Dharun Ravi Planned 'Viewing Party' To Watch Roommate On Webcam: Friend

AP | GEOFF MULVIHILL | Posted 05.05.2012 | Crime

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — A former Rutgers University student accused of using a webcam to spy on his roommate's intimate encounter with another man...

UPDATE: Tyler Clementi's Mystery Date Takes Stand

Posted 03.02.2012 | Crime

UPDATE: 12:08 p.m. -- The man known only as "M.B." testified today that it was "strange" to see a webcam pointed at him while he had a sexual encounte...