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Case No. 16-0267

State of Iowa
v.
Michael Scheffert

The State is seeking further review after the court of appeals reversed the appellant’s conviction for possession of marijuana and remanded for further proceedings. The court of appeals determined that because it did not have any evidence the ordinance the appellant allegedly violated had been properly adopted by the conservation board, it must be assumed that the officer made a mistake of law when making the stop. The court further found a mistake of law cannot justify a stop under article I, section 8 of the Iowa Constitution. State v. Coleman, 890 N.W.2d 284 (Iowa 2017).

County:
Black Hawk

Applicant

State of Iowa

Resister

Michael Scheffert

Attorneys for Applicant

Tyler J. Buller

Attorneys for Resister

Thomas J. Viner

Supreme Court

Oral Argument Schedule

Non-Oral

Mar 06, 2018 9:00 AM

Briefs

Supreme Court Opinion

Opinion Number:
16-0267
Date Published:
Apr 06, 2018

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
16-0267
Date Published:
Jul 19, 2017

Other Information

Date Further Review is Granted:
Jul 14, 2017

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