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Cyberbullying Less Frequent than Traditional Bullying

Cyberbullying Less Frequent than Traditional Bullying

Jupiterimages/Liquidlibrary/Thinkstock(ORLANDO, Fla.) — Bullying is an age-old problem that has taken on a new dimension with the Internet. With the introduction of social networking and mobile devices, gone are the days when a young student being bul…

Former Rutgers Student Dharun Ravi Released from Jail

Former Rutgers Student Dharun Ravi Released from Jail

ABC/LOU ROCCO(NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J.) — Former Rutgers student Dharun Ravi was released from jail on Tuesday after serving 20 days of his 30-day sentence for spying on his roommate Tyler Clementi’s gay tryst. Clementi committed suicide days later.Ravi, 2…

Georgia Teen Sues Cyberbullying Classmates

Georgia Teen Sues Cyberbullying Classmates

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(ACWORTH, Ga.) — A Georgia teenager is suing two of her classmates for creating a cruel Facebook page in her name after school officials and authorities said the matter was out of their control.Alex Boston, 14, of Acworth, …

‘Annoying, Offending’ Language Online Would Be Crime Under Arizona Bill

‘Annoying, Offending’ Language Online Would Be Crime Under Arizona Bill

Medioimages/Photodisc/Thinkstock(PHOENIX) — Distasteful comments and online insults are a mainstay of many social networks and online comment boards, but a new bill passed in Arizona could send people who “annoy or offend” to jail for up to six months…

Rutgers Jury Ends First Day of Deliberations Without Verdict

Rutgers Jury Ends First Day of Deliberations Without Verdict

ABC News(NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J.) — The jury in the trial of former Rutgers student Dharun Ravi completed its first day of deliberations on Wednesday without reaching a verdict on charges that he spied on his gay roommate Tyler Clementi.Ravi, 20, is charg…

Rutgers Summations: Prosecution Calls ‘Immature Kid’ Defense False

Rutgers Summations: Prosecution Calls ‘Immature Kid’ Defense False

ABC News(NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J.) — The trial of Rutgers student Dharun Ravi drew to a close Tuesday as prosecutors and defense lawyers sparred over whether Ravi’s spying on his gay roommate Tyler Clementi was a criminal act by an anti-gay bigot or the “s…

Rutgers Summation: Spying on Tyler Clementi an ‘Innocent’ Mistake

Rutgers Summation: Spying on Tyler Clementi an ‘Innocent’ Mistake

ABC News(NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J.) — Spying on Tyler Clementi’s gay sexual encounter was an innocent mistake by Rutgers freshman Dharun Ravi, sparked by curiosity, not maliciousness, Ravi’s attorney argued Tuesday in the closing summations of the Rutgers t…

Rutgers Prosecution Witness: Could He Have Been a Defendant?

Rutgers Prosecution Witness: Could He Have Been a Defendant?

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J.) — Rutgers University student Lokesh Ojha has emerged as a key prosecution witnesses in the trial of Dharun Ravi, who’s accused of invading the privacy and cyberbullying his college roommate, Tyler Clementi.But co…

Rutgers Trial: Cop Describes Search for Tyler Clementi

Rutgers Trial: Cop Describes Search for Tyler Clementi

ABC News(NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J.) — A Rutgers police officer testified Thursday that when he searched for missing student Tyler Clementi, his roommate Dharun Ravi did not mention that Clementi was upset over Ravi’s alleged webcam spying and had asked to s…

Rutgers Witness Says Others Were Urged to Spy on Tyler Clementi

Rutgers Witness Says Others Were Urged to Spy on Tyler Clementi

ABC News(NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J.) — Rutgers students testified Tuesday that Dharun Ravi urged other students to spy on his roommate’s gay date, while defense lawyers suggested a key witness agreed to testify against Ravi in exchange for having criminal ch…

Rutgers Witness ‘Overwhelmed’ When Told Tyler Clementi Feared Dead

Rutgers Witness ‘Overwhelmed’ When Told Tyler Clementi Feared Dead

ABC News(NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J.) — Rutgers University student Molly Wei, who spied on fellow student Tyler Clementi as he kissed another man, told a New Jersey court on Tuesday that she was “overcome with emotion” when police told her Clementi may have c…

Jury Won’t Hear Why Tyler Clementi Wanted Room Change

Jury Won’t Hear Why Tyler Clementi Wanted Room Change

Tyler Clementi Family/Dorling Kindersley RF/Thinkstock(NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J.) — A jury will not be allowed to hear Rutgers student Tyler Clementi’s complaint to the university that his roommate used a webcam to spy on him, a judge ruled on Monday.The co…

Opening Statements Kick Off in Tyler Clementi Cyberbullying Trial

Opening Statements Kick Off in Tyler Clementi Cyberbullying Trial

Tyler Clementi/Facebook(NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J.) — Opening statements are set to begin Friday in a New Jersey courtroom for the trial of Dharun Ravi, the Rutgers University student who’s accused of cyberbullying his gay roommate, Tyler Clementi.Clementi j…

Jury Selection Begins in Tyler Clementi Cyberbullying Trial

Jury Selection Begins in Tyler Clementi Cyberbullying Trial

Tyler Clementi/Facebook(NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J.) — Jury selection begins Wednesday in a New Brunswick, N.J., courtroom for the trial of Dahrun Ravi, the Rutgers University student who, with a silent flip of his laptop webcam secretly watched his roommate …

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