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Case No. 19-0423

State of Iowa
Lee Arthur Simpson


State of Iowa


Lee Arthur Simpson

Attorney for the Appellee

Sharon K. Hall, Assistant Attorney General

Attorney for the Appellant

Christopher A. Clausen

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
May 13, 2020

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, Robert A. Hutchison, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Bower, C.J., Doyle, J., and Mahan, S.J.  Opinion by Doyle, J.  (3 pages)

            Lee Simpson appeals his conviction for failure to comply with the sex offender registry, second offense, arguing his counsel was ineffective in allowing him to plead guilty without a factual basis.  OPINION HOLDS: Because the record shows a factual basis for his plea, Simpson has failed to establish his counsel was ineffective. 

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