Rutgers Webcam Spy Gets 30 Days & Probation

Dharun Ravi was convicted on March 15 of hate crimes for using a webcam to broadcast Tyler Clementi kissing another man

The former Rutgers University student convicted of bias intimidation after using a webcam to broadcast his roommate kissing another man in September 2010 was sentenced to 30 days in jail by a judge in New Jersey Monday.

Ravi must report to prison on May 31 at 9 a.m.

He will be on probation for three years and must also complete 300 hours of community service, participate in an educational program on bias crimes and cyberbullying and pay $10,000 to the probation program. That money will go towards a community-based program to prevent bias crimes and cyberbullying.

Judge Glenn Berman did however suggest that Ravi not be deported, but that decision ultimately isn't the judge's to make.

The judge also denied the motion to grant Dharun Ravi a new trial as well as an acquittal.

Ravi was convicted of 15 criminal counts in March that he used a webcam to livestream his Rutgers roommate Tyler Clementi kiss another man. Clementi committed suicide days later by jumping off the George Washington Bridge.

The case has become a high-profile test of New Jersey's hate-crime laws because Ravi insists he did not act out of bias against gays.

Ravi's supporters say he does not deserve prison and that the jury was wrong to convict him of a hate crime.

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