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Case No. 18-0513

State of Iowa
Christopher Dennis Goddard


State of Iowa


Christopher Dennis Goddard

Attorney for the Appellee

Zachary C. Miller, Assistant Attorney General

Attorney for the Appellant

John A. Singer and JohnPatrick Brown

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Feb 06, 2019

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Clinton County, Mark R. Lawson, Judge, and Phillip J. Tabor, District Associate Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Potterfield, P.J., Doyle, J., and Mahan, S.J.  Tabor, J., takes no part.  Opinion by Potterfield, P.J.  (3 pages)

            Christopher Goddard appeals the district court’s denial of his pre-plea motions to continue trial and waive his right to speedy trial, and the denial of his post-sentencing motion to set aside his guilty plea.  OPINION HOLDS: Because Goddard’s guilty plea waived his right to challenge the court’s adverse pre-plea rulings and because his claim that his plea was not knowing and voluntary is not preserved for our review, we affirm.

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