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Case No. 19-1720

Shawn Allen James
State of Iowa


Shawn Allen James


State of Iowa

Attorney for the Appellant

Gordon E. Allen

Attorney for the Appellee

William A. Hill, Assistant Attorney General

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Aug 19, 2020

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, Scott J. Beattie, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Vaitheswaran, P.J., and Mullins and Ahlers, JJ.  Opinion by Ahlers, J.  (8 pages)

            Shawn James appeals the dismissal of his claim for damages via summary judgment in favor of the State.  OPINION HOLDS: Finding James’s claim barred by sovereign immunity under Iowa Code section 669.14(4) (2019), we find no error in the district court’s decision.

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