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Case No. 21-0102

State of Iowa
Demetrias Alan Martin

Demetrias Martin appeals following resentencing on his conviction for robbery in the first degree. He argues the court improperly considered a statement in an amended presentence investigation report that was based on the Iowa Risk Assessment Revised (IRR), which he contends is not a “validated risk assessment” for purposes of Iowa Code section 901.11(3).

Trial Court Case No.:


State of Iowa


Demetrias Alan Martin

Attorney for the Resister

Darrel Mullins, Assistant Attorney General

Attorney for the Applicant

Maria Ruhtenberg, Assistant Appellate Defender

Supreme Court

Oral Argument Schedule


Sep 13, 2023 1:30 PM


Supreme Court Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Jan 26, 2024

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Dec 07, 2022

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Scott County, Tamra Roberts, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Ahlers, P.J., Chicchelly, J., and Gamble, S.J.  Opinion by Gamble, S.J.  (6 pages)

            Demetrias Martin appeals his sentence following resentencing.  On appeal, he challenges the district court’s consideration of the Iowa Risk Assessment Revised (IRR) and argues it is not a validated risk assessment.  OPINION HOLDS: Because Martin failed to make a record sufficient to challenge the validity of the IRR, we cannot review its validity and do not disturb his sentence.

Other Information

Date Further Review is Granted:
Mar 14, 2023
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