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Case No. 18-1586

Carl Julius Bennett
State of Iowa


Carl Julius Bennett


State of Iowa

Attorney for the Appellant

Kevin Hobbs

Attorney for the Appellee

Thomas E. Bakke, Assistant Attorney General

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Sep 11, 2019

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, Michael D. Huppert, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Potterfield, P.J., and Tabor and Greer, JJ.  Opinion by Greer, J.  (11 pages)

            Carl Bennett appeals the denial of his application for postconviction relief, arguing he is innocent and that his trial counsel was ineffective.  OPINION HOLDS: After reviewing the record, we agree with the district court that there is overwhelming evidence of Bennett’s guilt and that he did not prove his attorney was ineffective.  We affirm.

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