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Case No. 21-1059

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Christopher William Smead
State of Iowa


Christopher William Smead


State of Iowa

Attorneys for Appellant

Fred Stiefel

Attorneys for Appellee

Timothy M. Hau, Assistant Attorney General

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
May 11, 2022

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Johnson County, Christopher L. Bruns, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Bower, C.J., and Schumacher and Ahlers, JJ.  Opinion by Bower, C.J.  (3 pages)

            Christopher Smead appeals the summary dismissal of his application for postconviction relief.  OPINION HOLDS: Because Smead has not established a viable exception to overcome the three-year limitations period, the application is time-barred.

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