Skip to comments.Former Rutgers student gets 30-day jail sentence in hate crime case
Posted on 05/21/2012 10:10:23 AM PDT by newzjunkey
A New Jersey judge sentenced a former Rutgers student to 30 days in jail for using a webcam to spy on his roommate...
Dharun Ravi, 20, was convicted on two second-degree bias intimidation charges in a case that garnered national headlines because his roommate, Tyler Clementi, committed suicide after the spying...
The lead prosecutor in the case had asked for "a period of imprisonment" in her sentencing brief but according to Reuters did not seek the maximum 10-year sentence. The prosecution team wrote that Ravi "has failed to accept any degree of responsibility for the numerous criminal acts he committed, and shows no remorse for the same, despite significant evidence pointing directly at him."...
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No matter what you think of the deceased and his life, this sentence is a joke.
the schools and the leftists teach these kids that sex is sex is sex and it don’t matter if its heterosexual, homosexual or bestiality, its all sex.
Pornographers spy on heterosexuals and film their sex - why is this case any different and why is it a hate crime?
I agree...., the guy in the Erin Andrews case got 2.5 years.
Because pornographers don’t spy on heterosexuals, they film them with their consent after having signed contracts.
That said, this shouldn’t be a “hate crime” at all.
Filming someone without their consent in a setting where they have an expectation of privacy should be (is in most places?) illegal.
The idea that the guy might not have liked gays is the crime rather than the act of invading someone’s privacy is absolute lunacy.
I can only imagine what other 'benefits' we can expect for allowing this person to stay in our country.
In my opinion, this character will enjoy 30 days in the cooler. He’s as big a three dollar bill as his “roommate” was.
The guy in Erin’s case wasn’t her roommate.
I think all “hate crimes” are crap - it is punishing thoughts not acts. But this punk should be punished for invading someone’s privacy - I don’t care whether he was watching a gay roommate or a herterosexual one.
At most this would be wiretapping but not a hate crime.
I read an article that said the Indian man recorded this because his roommate was bringing men into the room and not letting him in at the same time. The Indian man was worried his stuff would/was getting stolen so he turned on the webcam. He had a valid worry there. I have lived in the dorm and know how roomies can be. Is why I always paid extra to have own room!
Well the Indian man turned on webcam to “maybe” catch a thief and caught this. He should have been adult about it and erased it not Beavis and Butthead about it and showed it to his friends.
All “hate crimes” are jokes.
If this conviction is appealed, it will be tossed out. With such a light sentence that really means he might spend no more than a week I’m jail, how much is it really worth to appeal.
Suicide was the real hate crime.
it seems to me that the University bears some responsiblity for knowingly placing a sodomist with a straight guy.
The progressives are working hard to normalize deviant behavior within society, IMO.
This was the media doing the same thing that they are doing to George Zimmerman. Most of it was made up. The facts in the case do not support a conviction, but the homosexuals are a protected class, so the suicide had to be someone else's fault.
Maybe he didn’t like the smell in his shared dorm room after Clementi shat himself every time while getting cornholed.
I’d throw the roommate off a bridge if I came home and found that disgusting scene and odor.
Was he “white Indian”?
Dunno, but if he actually watched the webcam he’s probably diversified.
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