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Judge Moreland Issues Statement Before Drug Court
Updated: Wednesday, June 25 2014, 10:19 PM CDT
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The domestic violence case that put a Davidson County judge in the hot seat is moving forward. David Chase will go before a judge Thursday, accused of attacking the same woman twice in one Wednesday.
Judge Casey Moreland faced a lot of criticism for waiving Chase's 12-hour cooling-off period.
Wednesday, a staff member read a statement in drug court on behalf of Moreland.
FOX 17 was the only station in the courtroom for that statement, which drew a standing ovation.
Moreland took responsibility for what he called a bad decision and says he will work hard to restore trust in his name.