LAST WORD ON DHARUN RAVI (FOR NOW)

April 17, 2012

To the Editor:

The consequences Dharun Ravi are disproportionate to his crime, and I say this with very little sympathy for him (“Was the Rutgers Bully Scapegoated?,” by Paul Schindler, Mar. 28-Apr. 10). It is apparent from his refusal to accept the plea bargain and his lack of any public statement of remorse that he sees no problem with his actions. Although Ravi may share some moral culpability for driving Tyler Clementi to suicide, it is unjust to assign him legal culpability, which it seems is happening in this case.

Sam Martin

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