Lawyer: Dharun Ravi will not testify in his trial

NEW BRUNSWICK - The webcam spying case against a former Rutgers student is one step closer to being handed to the jury.

The defense in the case will give their final summation Tuesday, which is their last pitch to the jury before deliberations begin.

The defendant in the case, Dharun Ravi, exercised his right not to testify, his lawyers telling judge Glenn Berman they are ready to deliver their summation to the jury on Tuesday.

The defense made the decision to rest following a combative morning between defense attorney Steven Altman's grilling of detective Frank DiNinno.

The jury was sent home by noon following the dissection of the interviews that DiNinno conducted with students connected to the case.

Ravi is being charged with bias intimidation and invasion of privacy. He is accused of pointing his webcam at the bed of roommate Tyler Clementi in order to stream Clementi's intimate encounter with another man over the Internet.

The prosecution says Clementi read tweets by Ravi encouraging others to watch. Clementi later jumped to his death from the George Washington Bridge.

Click here to see the hourlong police interrogation

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