Dharun ravi

Ravi's previous conviction had been overturned by an appellate court.
A Princeton University student has been charged with invasion of privacy after taking sexually explicit pictures of another student while he slept.
Tyler Clementi's mother thinks the sentence signals that these crimes aren't important to prosecute.
Neither Ravi nor his lawyers spoke to the media.
Ravi's short sentence likely contributed to ICE's decision.
"Many people convicted of crimes address the victims and their families in Court. Mr. Ravi was given that opportunity but chose to say nothing."
The judge said, "I'll stand on my belief that his conduct was wrong. But I don't believe it was hate-motivated."
"I accept responsibility for and regret my thoughtless, insensitive, immature, stupid and childish choices that I made on September 19, 2010 and September 21, 2010."
Short-term inmates in New Jersey's county jails "are seldom kept for their full terms unless they are charged with rules infractions," and a 30-day sentence is automatically reduced 10 days for good behavior.
A Fordham Law School professor said, "Unless there are mandatory guidelines, it’s hard to force a judge to sentence someone to jail time."
Clementi's mother said today, "The court needs to show … this was not right and it was not acceptable behavior and it will not be tolerated."
Ravi said of the Twitter messages, "That was me fooling around with my friends again, exaggerating, embellishing what was going on."
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