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Adam Walsh’ Provision Requiring Attorney General to Reclassify Sex Offenders Violates Separation of Powers

2008-2502.  State v. Bodyke, Slip Opinion No. 2010-Ohio-2424.
Huron App. Nos. H-07-040, H-07-041, and H-07-042, 2008-Ohio-6387.  Judgments of the court of appeals reversed.
Lundberg Stratton, O’Connor, and Lanzinger, JJ., concur.

Pfeifer, J., concurs in the syllabus and judgment.
O’Donnell, J., concurs in part and dissents in part.
Cupp, J., dissents.
Brown, C.J., not participating.
Opinion: http://www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/rod/docs/pdf/0/2010/2010-Ohio-2424.pdf Adobe PDF Link opens  new window.

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