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Case No. 20-0364

State of Iowa
v.
Eric Joseph Ryan

Appellee

State of Iowa

Appellant

Eric Joseph Ryan

Attorneys for Appellee

Genevieve Reinkoester, Assistant Attorney General

Attorneys for Appellant

Shellie L. Knipfer, Assistant Appellate Defender

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
20-0364
Date Published:
Sep 22, 2021
Summary

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Washington County, Daniel Kitchen, District Associate Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Tabor, P.J., and Greer and Badding, JJ.  Opinion by Greer, J.  (2 pages)

            A jury convicted Eric Ryan of two counts of indecent contact with a child.  Ryan appeals, arguing only that his trial counsel provided ineffective assistance.  OPINION HOLDS: Because Iowa Code section 814.7 (2020) prevents us from deciding Ryan’s claims of ineffective assistance on direct appeal and he raises no other issues, we affirm. 

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