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Case No. 17-1193

State of Iowa
Kenith Lewis


State of Iowa


Kenith Lewis

Attorney for the Appellee

Sharon K. Hall, Assistant Attorney General

Attorney for the Appellant

Maria Ruhtenberg, Assistant Appellate Defender

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Sep 26, 2018

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Scott County, Mark J. Smith, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Danilson, C.J., and Vogel and Tabor, JJ.  Opinion by Tabor, J.  (12 pages)

            Kenith Lewis, through appellate counsel, presents several claims of ineffective assistance of counsel and additionally raises pro se claims concerning trial counsel’s failure to object to testimony, the sufficiency of the evidence, the constitutionality of his sentence, and jury selection.  OPINION HOLDS: Lewis fails to show trial counsel’s performance fell below professional standards.  Finding no other ground for reversal, we affirm Lewis’s convictions and sentences for first-degree burglary and third-degree sexual abuse.

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