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Case No. 19-0083

Richard Cortez
State of Iowa


Richard Cortez


State of Iowa

Attorney for the Appellant

Jamie Hunter

Attorney for the Appellee

Louis S. Sloven, Assistant Attorney General

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
May 13, 2020

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Floyd County, Colleen Weiland, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Vaitheswaran, P.J., Mullins, J., and Potterfield, S.J.  Opinion by Vaitheswaran, P.J.  (9 pages)

            Richard Cortez appeals the denial of his application for postconviction relief, contending that his Brady rights were violated, the State committed prosecutorial misconduct, and his counsel was ineffective for various reasons.  OPINION HOLDS: We affirm.

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