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Case No. 16-1494

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Montez D. Shortridge
v.
State of Iowa

Appellant

Montez D. Shortridge

Appellee

State of Iowa

Attorneys for Appellant

Erin M. Carr

Attorneys for Appellee

Tyler J. Buller, Assistant Attorney General

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
16-1494
Date Published:
Nov 21, 2018
Summary

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, Jeffrey D. Farrell, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Vaitheswaran, P.J., and Doyle and Mullins, JJ.  Opinion by Vaitheswaran, P.J.  (9 pages)

            Montez Shortridge appeals from the district court’s denial of his application for postconviction relief.  He contends (1) the State suppressed exculpatory evidence and (2) he is “entitled to an ex parte hearing for the appointment of an expert.”  OPINION HOLDS: We affirm the district court’s denial of Shortridge’s second postconviction-relief application and motion.

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