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Case No. 19-1142

State of Iowa
v.
William Riley

Appellee

State of Iowa

Appellant

William Riley

Attorneys for Appellee

Sheryl Soich, Assistant Attorney General

Attorneys for Appellant

Seth Harrington

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
19-1142
Date Published:
May 12, 2021
Summary

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Black Hawk County, Andrea J. Dryer, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Doyle, P.J., and Mullins and May, JJ.  Opinion by May, J.  (12 pages)

            William Riley appeals his conviction for sexual abuse in the third degree.  OPINION HOLDS: (1) There was sufficient evidence that the sexual act was by force or against the complaining witness’s will.  (2) Iowa Code § 814.7 (2019) precludes consideration of Riley’s ineffective-assistance claim.  (3) The district court did not abuse its discretion in overruling Riley’s objections to a nurse’s testimony.

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