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Case No. 19-1949

Johnny Lee Johnson
State of Iowa


Johnny Lee Johnson


State of Iowa

Attorneys for Appellant

Cathleen J. Siebrecht

Attorneys for Appellee

Darrel Mullins, Assistant Attorney General

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Jan 21, 2021

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Guthrie County, Thomas P. Murphy, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Mullins, P.J., and May and Schumacher, JJ.  Opinion by May, J.  (9 pages)

            Johnny Johnson appeals the summary dismissal of his application for postconviction relief.  OPINION HOLDS: Johnson’s application is barred by the statute of limitations found in Iowa Code section 822.3 (2019).  Section 822.3 is not unconstitutional.  And equitable tolling does not apply to section 822.3.

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