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July 6, 2017
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Summaries of most recent opinions.
No. 15-1870
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. ANTHONY MICHAEL SANDERS, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 15-2223
       CHARLES JAMES DAVID OLIVER, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-0114
       DONALD RAY LAWRENCE, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-0126
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. PHILLIP LEROY SMITH, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0310
       JOHN DEPPE and DEPPE JJ, LLC f/k/a DOERSCHER-DEPPE, LLC, Plaintiffs-Appellants, vs. DOUGLAS H. DEPPE and KIM DOERSCHER-DEPPE, Defendants-Appellees.
No. 16-0360
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. GARY MICHAEL FORTUNE, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0442
       THOMAS ANTHONY MILLER, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-0536
       JOHN ROGER SHEPHERD, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-0726
       IN RE THE DETENTION OF MICHAEL OGDEN MICHAEL OGDEN, Respondent-Appellant.
No. 16-0884
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. LARRY PERRY, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0912
       NORTH GLENN HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. STATE FARM FIRE AND CASUALTY COMPANY, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0923
       CITY OF RIVERSIDE, Plaintiff-Appellant, vs. METRO PAVERS, INC. and DELONG CONSTRUCTION, INC., Defendants-Appellees.
No. 16-0990
       SIMON CURTIS TUNSTALL, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-1120
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. WILLIAM MARQESS CASTON, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1180
       FELL PARTNERSHIP, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. HEARTLAND CO-OP, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1221
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. EDWARD N. SHORTER, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1230
       RESIDENTS OF ROYAL VIEW MANOR by and through JEANETTE MCDOWELL, et. al., Plaintiffs-Appellees, vs. THE DES MOINES MUNICIPAL HOUSING AGENCY d/b/a ROYAL VIEW MANOR, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1232
       JUAN AGUILAR-GARCIA, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-1265
       ALEXANDER SHCHARANSKY and TATIANA SHCHARANSKY, Plaintiffs-Appellants, vs. ALEX KOMM, ILYA MARKEVICH, BORIS G. PUSIN, VADIM SHAPIRO, and DMITRY KHOTS, Defendants-Appellees,
No. 16-1278
       WILLIAM L. BURKHALTER, CYNTHIA A. BURKHALTER, and MATTHEW BURKHALTER, Plaintiffs-Appellants, vs. U.S. BANK, N.A., CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA, individually and as a Trustee of the LOUIS D. BURKHALTER JR. REVOCABLE TRUST, Defendants-Appellees.
No. 16-1280
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. JOSEPH ALLEN KIMBROUGH JR., Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1387
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. FELIX GOMEZ, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1421
       ERICK LOPEZ, Plaintiff-Appellant, vs. CARGILL MEAT SOLUTIONS CORPORATION and THE INSURANCE COMPANY OF THE STATE OF PENNSYLVANIA, Defendants-Appellees.
No. 16-1443
       IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF JOHN M. BECK, JR. AND CATHERINE N. BECK Upon the Petition of JOHN M. BECK, JR., Petitioner-Appellant, And Concerning CATHERINE N. BECK, n/k/a CATHERINE N. SMITH, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-1448
       ALVIN LEE GAINES, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-1456
       ANTHONY DARNELL ROBINSON, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-1476
       THE GRAND LODGE, KNIGHTS OF PHTHIAS OF IOWA, d/b/a GRAND LODGE, KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS OF THE DOMAIN OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. STAR OF THE WEST LODGE NO. 1, STAR OF THE WEST COMPANY, DONN LANG, and MARK LANG, Defendants-Appellants.
No. 16-1511
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. DANIEL BLAIN PIERCE, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1513
       MARY PATRICIA ZABER, as successor in interest to J. Thomas Zaber, on behalf of herself and all others similarly situated, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. CITY OF DUBUQUE, IOWA, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1524
       DANIEL W. WILHARM, Plaintiff-Appellant, vs. EMPLOYMENT APPEAL BOARD and IOWA STEEL FABRICATION, L.L.C., Defendants-Appellees.
No. 16-1527
       IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF TERRENCE J. WILLIAMS AND TAMMY M. WILLIAMS Upon the Petition of TERRENCE J. WILLIAMS, Petitioner-Appellee, And Concerning TAMMY M. WILLIAMS, Respondent-Appellant.
No. 16-1646
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. ALEXANDER CUTSHALL, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1755
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. DION MILLER, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1794
       IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF LYNN MARIE LARSEN AND ROGER WAYNE LARSEN Upon the Petition of LYNN MARIE LARSEN, Petitioner-Appellee, And Concerning ROGER WAYNE LARSEN, Respondent-Appellant.
No. 16-1799
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. JEFFREY MARCELLINUS FRIIS, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1922
       TONY DEIMAN, Petitioner-Appellant, vs. MELISSA LEPPERT, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-1930
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. JEFFREY ALLAN KIRK, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1960
       IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF ELEANOR HEEMSTRA, Deceased, Appellee, RODNEY HEEMSTRA, DEANNA JAMES, and MARCIE WILKINSON, Appellants.
No. 16-2104
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. DUSTIN RAY KERN, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-2215
       BRYAN M. SHAW, Petitioner-Appellant, vs. WHITNEY R. CASE, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-2232
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. AARON DAVID SECOR, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 17-0135
       REESE R. PETERSEN, Petitioner-Appellant, vs. STACIA M. NIELSEN, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 17-0303
       CHAD H. VOGT, Plaintiff-Appellant, vs. KATELYN JANE HERMANSON, Defendant-Appellee.
No. 17-0392
       IN THE INTEREST OF N.F. and Z.M., Minor Children, A.G., Mother, Appellant.
No. 17-0409
       IN THE INTEREST OF K.F., K.F., AND J.F., Minor Children, K.F., Father, Appellant.
No. 17-0487
       IN THE INTEREST OF J.D., Minor Child, J.G., Mother, Appellant.
No. 17-0499
       IN THE INTEREST OF K.C., Minor Child, C.C., Father, Appellant.
No. 17-0619
       IN THE INTEREST OF T.B., Z.Y., and C.Y., Minor Children, M.U., Mother, Appellant.
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