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Case No. 16-1544

Michael Jefferson
v.
Iowa District Court for Scott County

Plaintiff, serving a special sentence under Iowa Code section 903B.1 for a conviction of third-degree sexual abuse, sought certiorari review of a district court order denying his motion to correct an illegal sentence. Plaintiff contended the court erred in rejecting his claim that the lifetime sentence constitutes cruel and unusual punishment and in denying his request for the appointment of counsel. The court of appeals annulled the writ. Plaintiff seeks further review.

County:
Scott
Trial Court Case No.:
FECR301769

Applicant

Michael Jefferson

Resister

Iowa District Court for Scott County

Attorneys for Applicant

Stuart G. Hoover

Attorneys for Resister

Sharon K. Hall

Supreme Court

Oral Argument Schedule

15-15-5

Sep 12, 2018 1:30 PM

Briefs

Supreme Court Opinion

Opinion Number:
16-1544
Date Published:
Apr 12, 2019
Date Amended:
Apr 12, 2019

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Other Information

Date Further Review is Granted:
Jul 19, 2018

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