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    May 21, 2012

    Rutgers Student Weeps After Being Sentenced To 30 Days For Bias Crime

    Dharun Ravi will serve 30 days in prison for spying on Tyler Clementi while he kissed a man, broadcasting it online with a webcam, driving Clementi to kill himself. Ravi was facing up to 10 years for committing a hate crime, but was convicted of the much less severe charges of bias intimidation and invasion of privacy.

    Mel Evans / AP

    As defense attorney Philip Nettl, center, looks on Dharun Ravi, left, and his mother, Sabitha Ravi cry as she reads a statement during a sentencing hearing for Ravi in New Brunswick, N.J., Monday, May 21, 2012. Ravi, a former Rutgers University student who used a webcam to watch his roommate kiss another man days before the roommate killed himself was sentenced Monday to 30 days in jail. A judge also gave 20-year-old Dharun Ravi three years of probation.

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    Dharun Ravi cries while listening to Superior Court Judge Glenn Berman hand down a sentence of 30 days in a New Jersey courtroom.

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    Ravi's parents upon hearing the sentence.

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