Dharun Ravi, former Rutgers student accused of using a webcam to spy on his roommate's intimate encounter with another man , leaves Middlesex County Court on Friday, Dec. 9, 2011 in New Brunswick, New Jersey.
Former Rutgers student Dharun Ravi was convicted in a case that involved using a webcam to spy on his roommate's intimate encounter with another man in September 2010. The roommate, Tyler Clementi, committed suicide several days after the encounter, and the case launched a nationwide dialogue about cyberbullying and gay teen suicide.
Ravi was convicted in March 2012 on charges of bias intimidation and invasion of privacy for using a webcam to spy on his roommate. On May 21, 2012, a judge sentenced him to a 30-day jail term as part of a probationary sentence. He left jail after serving 20 days on June 19, 2012 - NJ.com, AP