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Case No. 19-0892

State of Iowa
v.
Derrick Earl Johnson

Derrick Johnson appeals following a jury trial and verdict finding him guilty of homicide by vehicle while operating under the influence, in violation of Iowa Code section 707.6A(1). Johnson argues: (1) the district court erred in denying his request to instruct the jury on the lesser-included offense of homicide by vehicle by reckless driving, (2) the district court erred in prohibiting him from presenting evidence that the victim was not in a car seat at the time of the crash and would have survived the crash if properly restraine,; and (3) the district court imposed an illegal sentence when it ordered Johnson to pay the DARE surcharge.

County:
Black Hawk

Appellee

State of Iowa

Appellant

Derrick Earl Johnson

Attorneys for Appellee

Louis S. Sloven

Attorneys for Appellant

Mary K. Conroy

Supreme Court

Oral Argument Schedule

15-15-5

Sep 17, 2020 9:00 AM

Briefs

Supreme Court Opinion

Opinion Number:
19-0892
Date Published:
Oct 23, 2020

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