IN THE DISTRICT COURT FOR THE STATE OF IOWA
IN AND FOR BLACK HAWK COUNTY
STATE OF IOWA, )
Plaintiff, ) NO. SRCR071205
MOTION IN LIMINE;
MOTION FOR PRELIMINARY
Defendant. ) ADMISSIBILITY OF EVIDENCE
COMES NOW the Plaintiff,
State of Iowa, and states as follows:
1. In connection with making a motion to continue this case, counsel for the Defendant has stated that the Defendant wishes to present evidence constituting generally of a constitutional right to consume marijuana, a defense of medical necessity to the use of marijuara, and general claims of jury nullification.
2. In order to expedite the jury trial in this matter and serve the interests of efficiency, the State believes it would be advantageous to set this motion for hear in advance of trial.
WHEREFORE, the Plaintiff, State of Iowa respectfully requests that the court set this matter for hearing and that upon hearing enter an order prohibiting the Defendant from entering evidence claiming the Defendant has a medical necessity for the use of marijuana, or making general claims of Constitutional rights to the consumption of marijuana, and generally making claims beyond the scope of the instructions which should be given to the jury framing the appropriate issues.
BLACK HAWK COUNTY ATTORNEY
Steven G. Norby, Assistant
Assistant County Attorney
Suite B-1, Courthouse Bldg.
Waterloo, IA 50703
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