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Teen Appeals Sex Offender Classification
STEUBENVILLE, OH (WKRC) -- One of the two Steubenville football players, convicted of raping a 16 year old girl, is appealing part of his case.
It's not his conviction that Ma'lik Richmond wants changed... it's his sex offender classification.
A judge gave both players the second toughest classification, they have to register as a sex offender every six months for the next 20 years.
Unlike adult sex offenders, Richmond's name is not included on publicly accessible websites.
He is serving a year's sentence at a juvenile jail.