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Case No. 19-0049

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State of Iowa
Scott A. Thompson


State of Iowa


Scott A. Thompson

Attorney for the Appellee

Timothy M. Hau, Assistant Attorney General

Attorney for the Appellant

Thomas J. Anderson

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Jul 01, 2020

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, Heather Lauber, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Bower, C.J., and Doyle and Schumacher, JJ.  Opinion by Doyle, J.  (3 pages)

            On interlocutory appeal, Scott Thompson challenges the district court’s denial of his request for a pretrial hearing on immunity from prosecution under Iowa’s “stand your ground” law.  OPINION HOLDS: Under State v. Wilson, 941 N.W.2d 579 (Iowa 2020), Thompson is not entitled to a pretrial hearing. 

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