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Case No. 21-0770

Tommy Gines, Jr.
State of Iowa


Tommy Gines, Jr.


State of Iowa

Attorney for the Appellant

Gary Dickey

Attorney for the Appellee

Richard Bennett, Assistant Attorney General

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Jun 15, 2022

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, Sarah Crane, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Heard by Vaitheswaran, P.J., and Tabor and Badding, JJ.  Opinion by Vaitheswaran, P.J.  (5 pages)

            Tommy Gines, Jr. appeals the dismissal of his third application for postconviction relief.  OPINION HOLDS: In light of our conclusion that Gines’ third postconviction-relief application was untimely, we decline to reach the merits of his application. 

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