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Case No. 20-1170

State of Iowa
Eric DeWayne Campbell, Jr.


State of Iowa


Eric DeWayne Campbell, Jr.

Attorney for the Appellee

Sheryl Soich, Assistant Attorney General

Attorney for the Appellant

John C. Heinicke

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Oct 20, 2021

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Dubuque County, Thomas A. Bitter, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Tabor, P.J., and Greer and Badding, JJ.  Opinion by Greer, J.  (4 pages)

            Eric Campbell Jr. appeals his resentences for convictions of first-degree robbery and voluntary manslaughter following resentencing.  He claims that his resentencing counsel was ineffective and that his sentence is illegal.  OPINION HOLDS: Error was not properly preserved for Campbell’s due process complaints as there was no objection at trial.  His ineffective-assistance claims are preserved for postconviction relief but cannot be decided on direct appeal.  Because risk assessment tools are statutorily allowed as “pertinent information,” his sentence is not illegal based on the court’s use of those tools. 

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