Parents decide not to sue in Rutgers webcam case

The parents of a Rutgers University student who killed himself after his roommate used a webcam to see him kissing another man have decided not

RIDGEWOOD - The parents of a Rutgers University student who killed himself after his roommate used a webcam to see him kissing another man have decided not to sue the school.

The family's attorney says Joseph and Jane Clementi are devoting their energies to the foundation that they established in their son's name.

The parents filed court papers preserving their right to sue Rutgers soon after Tyler Clementi's death in 2010.

His roommate, 20-year-old Dharun Ravi, last year spent 20 days in jail after his was convicted of bias intimidation, invasion of privacy and witness tampering. He's appealing his conviction.

Tyler Clementi leaped to his death from the George Washington Bridge.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

More than 1,000 runners dressed as Santa Claus 1 Santas run through Asbury Park for charity
VIDEO: News conference on arrest in murder of 2 VIDEO: News conference on arrest in murder of Sarah Butler
News 12 New Jersey - Weather On The 3 New Jersey Weather Forecast
As News 12 New Jersey has reported, Khalil 4 Vigil held for slain Montclair woman
5 Toys from 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' hit shelves

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

It's good to know you have Walt Kane Kane in Your Corner

It's good to know you have Walt Kane in your corner.

News 12 takes a look at the hottest Tech Check

Eric Landskroner has a look at the latest gadgets and biggest stories in tech.

News 12 On the Scene

Check out these exclusive videos from New Jersey celebs!

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE