Issue not aired in Rutgers webcam trial: Suicide

Dharun Ravi listens to testimony during his trial at the Middlesex County Courthouse in New Brunswick, N.J. on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012. Ravi is accused of using a webcam to spy on his roommate, Tyler Clementi, intimate encounter with another man. Days later Clementi committed suicide. Ravi, 19, faces 15 criminal charges, including invasion of privacy and bias intimidation, a hate crime punishable by up to 10 years in state prison. (AP Photo/The Star-Ledger, John O'Boyle)

March 5, 2012 5:35:46 AM PST
For all the attention Tyler Clementi's suicide got, it has a place only at the edge of the invasion-privacy trial of the roommate who's accused of using a webcam to spy on his intimate encounter with a man.