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Case No. 18-2164

James Alan Christensen
v.
State of Iowa

Appellant

James Alan Christensen

Appellee

State of Iowa

Attorneys for Appellant

Alfredo Parrish and Adam Witosky

Attorneys for Appellee

Sheryl Soich, Assistant Attorney General

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
18-2164
Date Published:
Mar 04, 2020
Summary

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Woodbury County, Jeffrey L. Poulson, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Bower, C.J., and May and Greer, JJ.  Opinion by Greer, J.  (7 pages)

            James Christensen appeals the district court’s denial of his second application for postconviction relief (PCR).  Christensen argues he is entitled to a new trial based on newly discovered evidence.  OPINION HOLDS: We conclude this evidence is merely cumulative and impeaching and would not have changed the result of the trial.  We affirm the denial of his second PCR application.

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