Tyler Clementi Case : What Punishment Is Justifiable?

TitleTyler Clementi Case : What Punishment Is Justifiable?
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication2012
AuthorsTeeny, J
Corporate AuthorsMarkkula Center for Applied Ethics, Santa Clara University,
Date Published04/2012
PublisherMarkkula Center for Applied Ethics, Santa Clara University
KeywordsCriminal Justice , Criminal Justice Ethics , education , Privacy
AbstractTyler Clementi, a freshman at Rutgers's University, committed suicide after his roommate, Dharun Ravi, secretly filmed and broadcasted Tyler having a homosexual encounter with another man. Convicted of invasion of privacy, bias intimidation, witness tampering, and hindering arrest, Dharun faces a potential sentence of 10 years in jail. What punishment do you think fits the crime?
URLhttp://www.scu.edu/r/ethics-center/ethicsblog/thebigq/12722/Tyler-Clementi-Case---What-Punishment-Is-Justifiable?
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