In re C.P., 967 N.E.2d 513 (Ohio 2012)
Nature of Case: Appeal of juvenile defendant subsequent to delinquent adjudication for sex offenses and designation of Tier III sex offender status under Ohio statute.
Holding: Ohio Supreme Court held that the statutory scheme, which imposed automatic and lifelong registration on juvenile registrants, violated prohibitions on cruel and unusual punishment under federal and state constitutions, as well as Due Process.
- Ohio Supreme Court Opinion | view via Google Scholar
- Appellant’s Brief
- Appellee’s Brief
- Reply Brief
- Nat’l Juvenile Defender Center Amicus Brief
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