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Case No. 18-1945

Eduardo Artemio Rodriguez Lopez
State of Iowa


Eduardo Artemio Rodriguez Lopez


State of Iowa

Attorney for the Appellant

Judy L. Freking

Attorney for the Appellee

Benjamin Parrott, Assistant Attorney General

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Dec 18, 2019

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Dickinson County, David A. Lester, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Doyle, P.J., and Tabor and Schumacher, JJ.  Opinion by Doyle, P.J.  (4 pages)

            Eduardo Rodriguez Lopez appeals from the order denying his application for postconviction relief (PCR).  OPINION HOLDS: Rodriguez Lopez’s claim of ineffective assistance of PCR counsel is too general to address on appeal.  He claims his trial counsel was ineffective by admitting he was ready for trial and misusing time and resources fail because he is unable to show prejudice.  He waived a third claim of ineffective assistance of trial counsel, and his claim that the trial court erred in overruling his motion for judgment of acquittal is procedurally barred. 

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