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Case No. 18-0087

Russell M. Carter
v.
Iowa Department of Natural Resources

Appellant

Russell M. Carter

Appellee

Iowa Department of Natural Resources

Attorney for the Appellant

Stephen H. Locher

Attorney for the Appellee

David M. Ranscht, Assistant Attorney General

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
18-0087
Date Published:
Feb 06, 2019
Summary

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, Jeanie K. Vaudt, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Heard by Tabor, P.J., Bower, J., and Carr, S.J.  Opinion by Bower, J.  (13 pages)

            Russell Carter appeals the district court decision on his petition for declaratory judgment finding Iowa Code section 483A.24 (2016) is not unconstitutional.  OPINION HOLDS:  We find Carter, as a nonresident landowner, does not have an inalienable right to hunt antlered deer on his property and the statute does not violate his equal protection rights.  We affirm the district court.

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