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Case No. 19-1743

Ralondo D. Nelson
State of Iowa


Ralondo D. Nelson


State of Iowa

Attorneys for Appellant

Nate Nieman

Attorneys for Appellee

Louis S. Sloven, Assistant Attorney General

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Feb 03, 2021

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Scott County, Mary E. Howes, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Bower, C.J., and May and Ahlers, JJ.  Opinion by Ahlers, J.  (14 pages)

            Ralondo Nelson appeals from denial of his requests for postconviction relief in four underlying criminal cases.  OPINION HOLDS: No error was committed by the district court in rejecting Nelson’s claims his counsel was ineffective by failing to cross-examine a witness in one case and by failing to conduct an investigation before he pleaded guilty in three other cases.  Therefore, we affirm.

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