Is Ohio's Juvenile Sex-Offender Law Unconstitutional?
In re D.S., Case no. 2014-0607
Fifth District Court of Appeals (Licking County)
Is a juvenile court without authority to hold an evidentiary hearing after a youth's adjudication and disposition in order to prove the child is age-eligible to be registered as a sexual offender?
Is the timing mechanism in R.C. 2152.83(B) unconstitutional because it violates the double jeopardy clauses of the U.S. and Ohio constitutions?
Is the imposition of a punitive sanction that extends beyond the age jurisdiction of the juvenile court a violation of the due process clauses of the U.S. and Ohio constitutions?
March 25, 2015