Dharun Ravi, the young man who was tried and convicted of a hate crime related to the suicide of his roommate at Rutgers, recently was sentenced to 30 days in jail. It was an unsatisfying ending to a prosecution that probably should have never been brought. I doubt anyone is happy with the outcome.
Criminalizing Bad Behavior Often Not A Good Idea
The Connecticut Law Tribune
July 30, 2012
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