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Case No. 19-1323

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Matthew Jandreau
State of Iowa


Matthew Jandreau


State of Iowa

Attorneys for Appellant

Drew H. Kouris

Attorneys for Appellee

Sheryl Soich, Assistant Attorney General

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Dec 16, 2020

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Plymouth County, Tod Deck, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Bower, C.J., and May and Ahlers, JJ.  Opinion by May, J.  (9 pages)

            Matthew Jandreau appeals the summary dismissal of his application for postconviction relief.  OPINION HOLDS: For purposes of Iowa Code section 822.3 (2018), the principles recognized in State v. Jonas, 904 N.W.2d 566 (Iowa 2017), were not “ground[s] of . . . law that could not have been raised within” Jandreau’s three-year limitation period.  The district court was right to conclude this action is time-barred.

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