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Case No. 19-1145

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Alejandro Lira
State of Iowa


Alejandro Lira


State of Iowa

Attorneys for Appellant

Zeke R. McCartney

Attorneys for Appellee

Martha E. Trout, Assistant Attorney General

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Jun 03, 2020

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Clinton County, Marlita A. Greve, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Vaitheswaran, P.J., and Mullins and Ahlers, JJ.  Opinion by Mullins, J.  (6 pages)

            Alejandro Lira appeals the denial of his application for postconviction relief.  OPINION HOLDS: We find counsel was not ineffective as alleged and conclude Lira failed to meet his burden to establish a violation of the fair cross-section requirement.  As such, we affirm the denial of Lira’s application for postconviction relief.

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