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Case No. 20-0246

State of Iowa
Terrence Martez Gordon


State of Iowa


Terrence Martez Gordon

Attorneys for Appellee

Katie Krickbaum (until withdrawal) and Kevin Cmelik, Assistant Attorneys General

Attorneys for Appellant

Susan R. Stockdale

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Oct 06, 2021

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Black Hawk County, Linda M. Fangman, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Mullins, P.J., and May and Ahlers, JJ.  Opinion by May, J.  (4 pages)

            Terrence Gordon appeals his conviction for failure to appear.  OPINION HOLDS: The marshalling instruction accurately stated the law.  We cannot overturn State v. Jackson, 488 N.W.2d 701 (Iowa 1992).  We are prohibited from considering Gordon’s ineffective-assistance claims on direct appeal by Iowa Code section 814.7 (2019).

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