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Case No. 21-0787

Joseph Ronald Banks
State of Iowa


Joseph Ronald Banks


State of Iowa

Attorney for the Appellant

Joey T. Hoover

Attorney for the Appellee

Thomas E. Bakke, Assistant Attorney General

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Apr 27, 2022

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Buchanan County, Joel Dalrymple, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by May, P.J., Badding, J., and Mullins, S.J.  Opinion by Mullins, S.J.  (6 pages)

            Joseph Banks appeals the denial of his application for postconviction relief, arguing the district court erred in rejecting his claim of ineffective assistance.  OPINION HOLDS: We agree with the district court that Banks failed to meet his burden to prove prejudice.  As such, we affirm the denial of his application for postconviction relief.

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