No. 22-1367.

4 N.W.3d 450 (2024)

STATE of Iowa, Appellee, v. Scott Randolph LUKE, Appellant.

Supreme Court of Iowa.

Filed March 22, 2024.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Karmen R. Anderson of Anderson & Taylor, PLLC, Des Moines, for appellant.

Brenna Bird , Attorney General, and Bridget A. Chambers , Assistant Attorney General, for appellee.

Mansfield, J., delivered the opinion of the court, in which Christensen, C.J., and McDonald, Oxley, and May, JJ., joined. McDermott, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Waterman, J., joined.

Antipholus of Syracuse. Shall I tell you why? Dromio of Syracuse. Ay, sir, and wherefore, for they say every why hath a wherefore.

William Shakespeare, The Comedy of Errors act 2, sc. 2, ll. 44-46.

I. Introduction.

Iowa law gives district courts the discretion to determine if sentences...

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