Today, Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) and Sens. Patty Murray (D-WA) and Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) reintroduced the Tyler Clementi Higher Education Anti-Harassment Act, which would require colleges and universities to have comprehensive anti-harassment...Show More Summary
The Associated Press reports: A former Rutgers University student whose roommate killed himself after being secretly recorded on a web camera kissing another man pleaded guilty Thursday to attempted invasion of privacy. Dharun Ravi’s...Show More Summary
Dharun Ravi accepted a plea deal after courts overturned his original conviction. Tyler Clementi killed himself after secret video taken by Ravi of Clementi kissing a man was shown to other students.
Dharun Ravi, who broadcast his first year Rutgers University roommate Tyler Clementi's private sexual encounter to other viewers, leading to Clementi's suicide and a national conversation about cyberbullying, has pleaded guilty to attempted invasion of privacy. Ravi, now 24, told reporters that he "feels good" and is "relieved." [ more › ]
By pleading guilty, Dharun Ravi, a former Rutgers student who used a webcam to spy on Mr. Clementi while he was having sex with another man, accepted a deal with state prosecutors to drop all other charges.
Dharun Ravi's roommate, Tyler Clementi, committed suicide after he was captured on a webcam kissing another man in 2010
“Conviction Overturned In Case Of Rutgers Student Whose Roommate Committed Suicide After Being Secretly Filmed” [Mike Masnick, TechDirt; earlier on Dharun Ravi and the Tyler Clementi case generally] Report from Denver: “Threat of Lawsuits...Show More Summary
A New Jersey appeals court overturned Dharun Ravi‘s conviction on charges related to his webcam spying on his roommate, former Rutgers student Tyler Clementi, who committed suicide shortly thereafter. Related: Monica Lewinsky Says Suicide Of Tyler Clementi Prompted Her To Break Her Decade-Long Silence Ravi was convicted in 2012 on 15 charges, including counts of bias [...]
Tyler Clementi’s tormentor won a huge legal victory on Friday when a New Jersey appeals court tossed out his 2012 conviction for anti-gay intimidation. You remember the case: Dharun Ravi, Clementi’s roommate at Rutgers University, cruelly bullied the 18-year-old by secretly filming his intimate encounter with a man then posting it on social media. Show More Summary
Four and a half years ago, we wrote about our serious concerns about the conviction of Dharun Ravi, a Rutgers student who surreptitiously filmed his roommate engaged in a sexual encounter. The roommate, Tyler Clementi, later killed himself, after finding out that he had been filmed. Show More Summary
There are real people behind those images we laugh at on social media. Ashley VanPevenage was one of those people, but she's turning hurt into action and honoring bullying victim Tyler Clementi in the process.
In 2012, Dharun Ravi was convicted of invasion of privacy, bias intimidation and tampering with evidence.
Ravi's prosecution under a bias-crime law that has now changed tainted the rest of his trial, an appeals court says. The charge involved webcam spying on Clementi, his gay roommate, who killed himself shortly afterward.
A New Jersey court called for a new trial for Dharun Ravi, who was convicted in 2012 after spying on his roommate, Mr. Clementi, while he had sex with another man. Mr. Clementi later committed suicide.
Dharun Ravi will have to be retried after an appeals judge threw out charges that he intimidated gay Rutgers student Tyler Clementi.
The New York Daily News reports: The 15-count conviction against a Rutgers University student who spied on his roommate and caught him kissing another man — leading to the roommate’s suicide — was thrown out by a New Jersey appeals court Friday. Show More Summary
He spied in September 2010 on Clementi having romantic encounters with another man.
Rutgers University gets 5 out of 5 stars in the Campus Pride Index’s rating of campus life for LGBTQ people. The Index, which aims to help institutions of higher learning improve LGBTQ campus life and create a more welcoming, inclusive...Read more
Jane Clementi tells time by counting the months since her 18-year-old son Tyler jumped off the George Washington Bridge. It has been 67. Since the tragedy, the family has launched a foundation to stop bullying.