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Case No. 20-0617

State of Iowa
Kenneth Lee Lilly

Following the remand ordered in State v. Lilly, 930 N.W.2d 293 (Iowa 2019), defendant appeals from the district court ruling rejecting his claim that the jury at his criminal trial was not drawn from a fair cross-section of the community. Defendant contends the court erred in denying his motion for a new trial because he established that his jury pool was more than 1 standard deviation from the expected number of African-Americans in the jury pool, and the jury selection process disproportionately excluded lower income populations resulting in the systematic exclusion of African-Americans from jury pools.

Lee North


State of Iowa


Kenneth Lee Lilly

Attorneys for the Appellee

Louis S. Sloven
Andrew Prosser

Attorneys for the Appellant

Shellie L. Knipfer

David S. Walker
Russell E. Lovell II

Supreme Court

Oral Argument Schedule


Oct 20, 2021 1:30 PM


Supreme Court Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Feb 04, 2022
Date Amended:
Apr 13, 2022

Other Information

Date Retained:
Jan 26, 2021
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