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Lawyer: Dharun Ravi not a bigot or anti-gay
The trial of former Rutgers University student Dharun Ravi has begun. Ravi faces 15 criminal charges, including bias intimidation and invasion of privacy, stemming from accusations that he used a webcam to view his roommate's intimate encounter with another man. His roommate, Tyler Clementi, killed himself afterward by jumping off the George Washington Bridge. NBC's Craig Melvin reports.