February trial set in Rutgers spycam case

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. - October 20, 2011

The deal would have meant Dharun Ravi would have served no more than five years in prison.

His lawyers put the offer on the record Thursday before a judge set a Feb. 21 trial date.

The 19-year-old faces 15 charges, including bias intimidation and invasion of privacy.

Ravi could face 10 years in prison if a jury convicts him of bias intimidation, which is a hate crime.

Prosecutors his roommate Tyler Clementi killed himself days after learning about the spying. The suicide touched off a national conversation about bullying of young gays.

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