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Case No. 19-0945

State of Iowa
v.
Stanley Liggins

Stanley Liggins appeals following his conviction for murder in the first degree following a retrial. Liggins contends his right to a fair trial was violated by jury misconduct and the district court’s failure to investigate the issue. He further contends the district court erred: (1) in admitting the former testimony of a witness in violation of the hearsay rule and Liggins’ confrontation rights; (2) in failing to exclude the testimony of several witnesses pursuant to rule 5.403; (3) in excluding hearsay statements of the child victim pursuant to rule 5.807; (4) in denying his motion for new trial; and (5) in denying his motion to dismiss based on due process violations.

County:
Scott

Appellee

State of Iowa

Appellant

Stanley Liggins

Attorneys for Appellee

Richard Bennett

Attorneys for Appellant

Melinda J. Nye

Supreme Court

Oral Argument Schedule

15-15-5

Sep 16, 2021 9:00 AM

Briefs

Supreme Court Opinion

Opinion Number:
19-0945
Date Published:
Jun 30, 2022
Date Amended:
Sep 30, 2022

Other Information

Date Retained:
Mar 31, 2021

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