Iowa Supreme Court Opinions June 8, 2012

Posted on Jun 08, 2012

No. 10–0511 STATE OF IOWA v. CLARK
On review from the Iowa Court of Appeals.

Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Johnson County, Nancy A. Baumgartner (pretrial motion) and Douglas S. Russell (trial), Judges.
The defendant appeals his conviction for second-degree sexual abuse. JUDGMENT OF THE DISTRICT COURT AND DECISION OF THE COURT OF APPEALS AFFIRMED.

No. 10–1315 PEREZ v. STATE OF IOWA
On review from the Iowa Court of Appeals.

Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Marshall County, Michael J. Moon, Judge.
Appellant seeks further review of a court of appeals decision affirming the district court’s dismissal of his application for postconviction relief. COURT OF APPEALS DECISION AND DISTRICT COURT JUDGMENT AFFIRMED.

No. 10–2080 NEXTERA ENERGY RESOURCES LLC v. IOWA UTILITIES BOARD, MIDAMERICAN ENERGY COMPANY and OFFICE OF CONSUMER ADVOCATE
Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, Scott D. Rosenberg, Judge.
An energy company appeals a district court decision affirming the Iowa Utility Board’s decision to grant advance ratemaking principles to a regulated utility. AFFIRMED

No. 11–0197 STATE OF IOWA v. LONG
Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Webster County, Kurt L. Wilke, Judge.
The State seeks further review from a court of appeals decision which vacated the defendant’s enhanced sentence of life in prison without parole for a second conviction of sexual abuse or lascivious acts with a child under Iowa Code section 902.14. DECISION OF COURT OF APPEALS VACATED; DISTRICT COURT JUDGMENT AFFIRMED.

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