Ohio Supreme Court says child-enticement statute unconstitutional

Published: 03/11/2014

In a recent 5-2 decision, the Supreme Court of Ohio ruled that Ohio’s child-enticement statute is unconstitutionally overbroad because it prohibits some innocent, constitutionally protected activity.

The matter went before the state’s high court after a Franklin County man was charged with criminal child enticement.

The indictment alleged that Jason Romage had asked a child to carry some boxes to his apartment in exchange for money.

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