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Case No. 18-1586

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Carl Julius Bennett
v.
State of Iowa

Appellant

Carl Julius Bennett

Appellee

State of Iowa

Attorneys for Appellant

Kevin Hobbs

Attorneys for Appellee

Thomas E. Bakke, Assistant Attorney General

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
18-1586
Date Published:
Sep 11, 2019
Summary

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, Michael D. Huppert, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Potterfield, P.J., and Tabor and Greer, JJ.  Opinion by Greer, J.  (11 pages)

            Carl Bennett appeals the denial of his application for postconviction relief, arguing he is innocent and that his trial counsel was ineffective.  OPINION HOLDS: After reviewing the record, we agree with the district court that there is overwhelming evidence of Bennett’s guilt and that he did not prove his attorney was ineffective.  We affirm.

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