May 21st, 2012
10:16 PM ET

Jim McGreevey: Jail makes Ravi a scapegoat

Former N.J. Gov. Jim McGreevey says Dharun Ravi should not get jail time. Marcia Clark thinks the sentence is too light.

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  1. Fred

    Mr. Ravi clearly contributed to the state of mind of his roommate, now deceased, by his arrogance. Arrogance is not a crime. From a purely civil point of view, however, Mr. Ravi did contribute to his roommate's death. Clearly contributed....a jury should be able to sort out what percentage and Mr. Ravi and family should ante up more than "I'm sorry." Which last statement we haven't heard from this man. His attitude toward life and the privacy of others has also clearly demonstrated, IMHO, that he would be much happier back in India.

    May 23, 2012 at 1:36 am |
  2. dee

    Deport him. He lead to the death of a talented, successful American student who deserved privacy. This man is unremorseful and it showed. His mother was a disgrace wailing and ranting that her son had suffered enough. Had she no respect for the family of Tyler Clementi who was sitting there suffering the loss of their beloved son? The judge was way too lenient. My fear is this will now set a precedent for future cases where anyone can bully and harrass someone and it will lead to suicide and the person wiho did the bullying will not be held accountable!

    May 23, 2012 at 12:56 am |