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Case No. 19-0793

Eddie Charles Risdal
v.
State of Iowa

Appellant

Eddie Charles Risdal

Appellee

State of Iowa

Attorneys for Appellant

Richard R. Hollis

Attorneys for Appellee

Louis S. Sloven, Assistant Attorney General

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
19-0793
Date Published:
Apr 15, 2020
Summary

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Story County, Angela L. Doyle, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Vaitheswaran, P.J., Doyle and May, JJ.  Opinion by Vaitheswaran, P.J.  (5 pages)

            Eddie Risdal appeals the district court’s dismissal of his application for postconviction relief, contending “the district court erred by rejecting [his claims] on procedural grounds” and postconviction counsel was ineffective in failing to recast his claims as constitutional issues.  OPINION HOLDS: We affirm the dismissal of Risdal’s 2018 postconviction-relief application.

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