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Case No. 17-1828

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State of Iowa
v.
Derek E. Ueligger

Appellee

State of Iowa

Appellant

Derek E. Ueligger

Attorneys for Appellee

Kevin Cmelik and Kelli Huser (until her withdrawal), Assistant Attorneys General

Attorneys for Appellant

Stephan J. Japuntich, Assistant Appellate Defender

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
17-1828
Date Published:
Sep 12, 2018
Summary

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Adair County, Martha L. Mertz and Terry R. Rickers, Judges.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Potterfield, P.J., and Bower and McDonald, JJ.  Opinion by Bower, J.  (7 pages)

            Derek Ueligger appeals his sentences for two counts of vehicular homicide.  OPINION HOLDS:  Counsel’s failure to object to the admission of a victim impact statement not admissible under statute did not result in a different outcome of the sentencing proceeding, so no prejudice occurred.  We affirm.

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