Archived from the original on May 10, Jonathan Lemire, Michael J. Clementi jumped off the George Washington Bridge September 22, Gay rights groups say Clementi's suicide makes him a national example of a problem they are increasingly working to combat: Retrieved March 21, I saw him making out with a dude. After an appeals court overturned parts of the conviction, Ravi pleaded guilty to one count of attempted invasion of privacy on October 27,
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Tyler Clementi: Rutgers Suicide
On May 6,Wei entered a plea agreement allowing her to avoid prosecution in exchange for her testimony against Ravi, hours of community service, counseling, and classes on dealing with people of alternative lifestyles. Retrieved May 6, Archived from the original on He concluded that "At best, we can say that Ravi's spying and subsequent Twitter messages might have triggered Clementi's suicide, which is different from causing his suicide In order to convict Ravi of bias intimidation, prosecutors must persuade jurors that he acted out of bias toward gays.
Retrieved August 25, Other students viewed Rutgers webcam-video". Daily News New York. Retrieved 2 April Ravi and Wei have both been charged with four counts of invasion of privacy, the most serious of which carries a maximum sentence of five years. Bryan Lowder has similarly criticized hate-crime laws, arguing that Ravi's motives are difficult to know, and that Ravi should not be blamed for attitudes that are "pervasive in our culture". You're going to meet a lot of people in your lifetime.