How Do You Define A Hate Crime?

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James B. Jacobs, director of the Center for Research in Crime and Justice at NYU School of Law, wrote "Weapons Weaken as Target Expands" in New York Times' Room for Debate

Hayley Gorenberg, deputy legal director at Lambda Legal, wrote "Even Nonviolent Crime Needs to Be Fought" in New York Times' Room for Debate

Former Rutgers student Dharun Ravi could face 10 years in prison and deportation to his native India after being convicted of bias intimidation. Ravi used a webcam to spy on his roommate, Tyler Clementi, having an intimate encounter with another man. Clementi killed himself several days later.



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