The charges stemmed from incidents that occurred on September 19 and 21, 2010.
On September 9, 2016, a New Jersey court of appeals overturned the conviction and ordered a new trial on narrower charges.
His posts indicated that he did not want to share a room with Ravi after he learned about the first incident and then discovered that Ravi invited his Twitter followers to watch a second sexual encounter.Appellate court found bias intimidation laws unconstitutional, invalidating Ravi's original convictions.Ravi subsequently accepted a guilty plea deal from prosecutors, for one count of attempted invasion of privacy. Dharun Ravi was a criminal trial held in Middlesex County, New Jersey Superior Court from February 24, 2012 to March 16, 2012 in which former Rutgers University undergraduate student Dharun Ravi was tried and convicted on 15 counts of crimes involving invasion of privacy, attempted invasion of privacy, bias intimidation, tampering with evidence, witness tampering, and hindering apprehension or prosecution.I went to Molly's room and I was showing her how I set up my computer so I can access it from anywhere.I turned on my camera and saw you in the corner of the screen and I immediately closed it. Obviously I told people what occurred so they could give me advice.That night." When Clementi returned to his room, he noticed the camera and texted a friend saying he had unplugged Ravi's powerstrip to prevent further video streaming during his date.