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Case No. 19-1720

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Shawn Allen James
v.
State of Iowa

Appellant

Shawn Allen James

Appellee

State of Iowa

Attorneys for Appellant

Gordon E. Allen

Attorneys for Appellee

William A. Hill, Assistant Attorney General

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
19-1720
Date Published:
Aug 19, 2020
Summary

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, Scott J. Beattie, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Vaitheswaran, P.J., and Mullins and Ahlers, JJ.  Opinion by Ahlers, J.  (8 pages)

            Shawn James appeals the dismissal of his claim for damages via summary judgment in favor of the State.  OPINION HOLDS: Finding James’s claim barred by sovereign immunity under Iowa Code section 669.14(4) (2019), we find no error in the district court’s decision.

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