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Case No. 18-0306

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Jackie Knight
v.
State of Iowa

Appellant

Jackie Knight

Appellee

State of Iowa

Attorneys for Appellant

Jamie Hunter

Attorneys for Appellee

Kyle P. Hanson, Assistant Attorney General

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
18-0306
Date Published:
Dec 19, 2018
Summary

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Webster County, Thomas J. Bice, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Vogel, P.J., and Vaitheswaran and McDonald, JJ.  Opinion by McDonald, J.  (5 pages)

            Knight appeals from the denial of his petition for writ of mandamus and petition for writ of habeas corpus.  OPINION HOLDS: The sentencing order for Knight’s guilty plea for possession of marijuana did not affect his previous conviction for failure to affix a drug tax stamp.  Habeas relief is not available to Knight because he was convicted of a public offense.

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