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Case No. 20-0396

Fernando Sandoval
v.
State of Iowa

Applicant appeals from a district court dismissing his application for postconviction relief concerning his 2005 convictions of first-degree murder and attempted murder. Applicant contends: (1) the court erred in dismissing his application as untimely; and (2) his life sentence constitutes cruel and unusual punishment under the federal and state constitutions because it is grossly disproportional considering the circumstances of the case, including his youthful age at the time of the offense.

County:
Polk

Appellant

Fernando Sandoval

Appellee

State of Iowa

Attorney for the Appellant

Jessica Maffitt

Attorney for the Appellee

Kyle Hanson

Supreme Court

Oral Argument Schedule

Non-Oral

Feb 22, 2022 9:00 AM

Briefs

Supreme Court Opinion

Opinion Number:
20–0396
Date Published:
Jun 10, 2022
Date Amended:
Aug 08, 2022

Other Information

Date Retained:
Aug 31, 2021
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