Opinion: Rutgers Case Overreached

Dharun Ravi

Dharun Ravi was an immature college kid who invaded his roommate's privacy. In New Jersey, that makes him a convicted felon who faces up to 10 years in prison. Locking up Ravi ultimately won't do much to stop bullying or fight homophobia.

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    Ginsburg became a law professor at Rutgers University during the 1970s ... her time is now when they discover a federal tax case pushed aside because of the victim’s gender. Charles Mortiz, an unmarri...
    01/19/2019 - 2:10 am | View Link
  • The conservative case for Ruth Bader Ginsburg
    After landing a professorship at Rutgers University Law School, Ginsburg collaborated with her tax lawyer husband Marty in successfully arguing the Moritz v. Commissioner case before the 10th Circuit ...
    01/17/2019 - 7:14 pm | View Link
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    01/15/2019 - 11:38 pm | View Link
  • HISD won’t tolerate a hostile takeover of brown and black schools [Opinion]
    Ours is not an isolated case. In fact, according to Domingo Morel, assistant professor of political science at Rutgers University, “Nearly 85 percent of takeovers occur in districts where blacks and L...
    01/15/2019 - 9:53 am | View Link
  • Letters: An 'instant' fix for Louisiana’s ruined runoffs? a ranked-choice voting ballot
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    01/11/2019 - 8:07 pm | View Link
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  • Rutgers University Department of Physics and Astronomy
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    01/15/2019 - 11:47 am | View Website
  • Precedent
    In common law legal systems, precedent is a principle or rule established in a previous legal case that is either binding on or persuasive for a court or other tribunal when deciding subsequent cases with similar issues or facts. Common-law legal systems place great value on deciding cases according to consistent principled rules, so that similar facts will yield similar and predictable ...
    01/14/2019 - 7:48 pm | View Website
  • Lynch, Guide to Grammar and Style — A
    A or An.. Use an in place of a when it precedes a vowel sound, not just a vowel.That means it's “an honor” (the h is silent), but “a UFO” (because it's pronounced yoo eff oh). Most of the confusion with a or an arises from acronyms and other abbreviations: some people think it's wrong to use an in front of an abbreviation like “MRI” because “an” can only go before vowels.
    01/13/2019 - 8:46 pm | View Website
  • FindLaw's United States Supreme Court case and opinions.
    United States Supreme Court UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA REGENTS v. BAKKE, (1978) No. 76-811 Argued: October 12, 1977 Decided: June 28, 1978. The Medical School of the University of California at Davis (hereinafter Davis) had two admissions programs for the entering class of 100 students - the regular admissions program and the special admissions program.
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