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Case No. 19-0601

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State of Iowa
Cletio R. Clark


State of Iowa


Cletio R. Clark

Attorney for the Appellee

Zachary Miller, Assistant Attorney General

Attorney for the Appellant

Shawn Smith

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Aug 05, 2020

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Webster County, Thomas J. Bice, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Tabor, P.J., and May and Greer, JJ.  Opinion by May, J.  (11 pages)

            Cletio Clark appeals his conviction of robbery in the first degree.  He claims the prosecutor committed misconduct, denying him a fair trial.  And he claims his counsel was ineffective.  OPINION HOLDS: Even assuming the prosecutor committed any misconduct, Clark still received a fair trial and is not entitled to relief.  And Clark’s counsel performed competently.

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