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Case No. 19-2038

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State of Iowa
Jacob Scott Duhrkopf


State of Iowa


Jacob Scott Duhrkopf

Attorneys for Appellee

Genevieve Reinkoester, Assistant Attorney General

Attorneys for Appellant

Dylan J. Thomas

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Nov 04, 2020

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Black Hawk County, Bradley J. Harris, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Bower, C.J., and May and Ahlers, JJ.  Opinion by May, J.  (9 pages)

            Jacob Duhrkopf appeals his conviction for third-degree burglary claiming the trial court abused its discretion in striking a potential juror for cause.  OPINION HOLDS: Error was not preserved as to Duhrkopf’s constitutional claim.  The trial court did not abuse its discretion in striking the juror for cause.  Moreover, because Duhrkopf has not shown prejudice, we cannot reverse.

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