Thursday, April 2, 2015

Dharun Ravi Conviction in Tyler Clementi Case Could Be Reversed - NBC News.com

my article in nbc news asian america on nj bias intimidation law change
"Unlike any other bias-crime statute in the country, N.J.S.A. 2C:16-1(a)(3) focuses on the victim's, not the defendant's, state of mind," wrote Justice Albin in his opinion. "The defendant's fate depends not on whether bias was the purpose for the commission of the crime but on whether the victim 'reasonably believed' that was the purpose."
Dharun Ravi Conviction in Tyler Clementi Case Could Be Reversed - NBC News.com

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