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Case No. 18-1972

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Casey Dixon
v.
State of Iowa

Appellant

Casey Dixon

Appellee

State of Iowa

Attorneys for Appellant

G. Brian Weiler

Attorneys for Appellee

Tyler J. Buller, Assistant Attorney General

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
18-1972
Date Published:
Nov 27, 2019
Summary

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Scott County, Thomas G. Reidel, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Doyle, P.J., and Tabor and Schumacher, JJ.  Opinion by Doyle, P.J.  (6 pages) 

            Casey Dixon appeals the denial of his postconviction-relief application.  OPINION HOLDS: The due process clauses of the federal and state constitutions do not require retrospective application of the ameliorative sentencing provision set forth in Iowa Code section 902.12(3) (Supp. 2016) to those persons sentenced before July 1, 2016.

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