May Court Re-Open Case to Impose Sex Offender Classification After Conviction and Sentence Have Been Journalized?
Where Original Judgment Omitted 'Adam Walsh' Classification From Defendant's Sentence
State of Ohio v. Kyle D. Raber, Case no. 2011-1383
Ninth District Court of Appeals (Wayne County)
ISSUE: In a criminal case involving a sexually oriented offense, if a trial court enters a judgment of conviction and a sentencing order in its journal without including a requirement that the defendant register as a sex offender, does that judgment entry terminate the court's subject matter jurisdiction over the case, and bar it from later imposing a registration requirement on the defendant?