Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Baldwin's Ohio Practice - Criminal Law

New features and recent developments in the 2012-2013 pocket parts include:
  • Coverage of State v. Williams, 2011-Ohio-3374, 129 Ohio St. 3d 344, 952 N.E.2d 1108, 1112 (2011), which held that Ohio's 2008 statutory revised scheme for classification of sexual offenders could not be applied to persons convicted of sexual offenses before the effective date of the statute.

  • Discussion of Perry v. New Hampshire, 132 S. Ct. 716, 181 L. Ed. 2d 694 (2012), in which the U.S. Supreme Court help that the Due Process Clause does not require a preliminary judicial inquiry into the reliability of an eyewitness identification when the identification was not procured under unnecessarily suggestive circumstances arrange by law enforcement.

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