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Case No. 21-0302

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Steven Ray Wycoff
v.
State of Iowa

Appellant

Steven Ray Wycoff

Appellee

State of Iowa

Attorneys for Appellant

R.E. Breckenridge

Attorneys for Appellee

Kyle Hanson, Assistant Attorney General

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
21-0302
Date Published:
Jun 15, 2022
Summary

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Lee (North) County, John M. Wright, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Bower, C.J., and Schumacher, and Ahlers, JJ.  Opinion by Schumacher, J.  (9 pages)

            An applicant appeals the denial of his postconviction-relief (PCR) application.  He contends PCR counsel was ineffective in presenting his claims.  OPINION HOLDS: We find the applicant is unable to demonstrate prejudice and prejudice should not be assumed under a structural error analysis.  Accordingly, we affirm.  

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