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Case No. 16-1494

Montez D. Shortridge
State of Iowa


Montez D. Shortridge


State of Iowa

Attorney for the Appellant

Erin M. Carr

Attorney for the Appellee

Tyler J. Buller, Assistant Attorney General

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Nov 21, 2018

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, Jeffrey D. Farrell, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Vaitheswaran, P.J., and Doyle and Mullins, JJ.  Opinion by Vaitheswaran, P.J.  (9 pages)

            Montez Shortridge appeals from the district court’s denial of his application for postconviction relief.  He contends (1) the State suppressed exculpatory evidence and (2) he is “entitled to an ex parte hearing for the appointment of an expert.”  OPINION HOLDS: We affirm the district court’s denial of Shortridge’s second postconviction-relief application and motion.

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