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Case No. 18-1723

Nicolas Cole Jacobs
State of Iowa


Nicolas Cole Jacobs


State of Iowa

Attorney for the Appellant

Nate Nieman

Attorney for the Appellee

Israel Kodiaga, Assistant Attorney General

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Feb 05, 2020

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Des Moines County, Michael J. Schilling, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Bower, C.J., and May and Greer, JJ.  Opinion by May, J.  (3 pages)

            Nicolas Jacobs appeals the denial of his postconviction-relief application.  He contends his trial counsel was ineffective for failing to challenge Iowa Code section 232.11 (2015) as an equal protection violation.  OPINION HOLDS: We find counsel was not ineffective.  And we affirm the denial of Jacobs’s postconviction-relief application.

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