Misdemeanor assault conviction dismissed on appeal.

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Criminal attorney David Moyse gets second degree assault charges dismissed on appeal following finding in District Court. In a domestic violence case, with severe immigration consequences for his client. Mr. Moyse refused to accept any plea bargains on appeal, opting instead for jury trial. While the case was pending on appeal, the prosecutor made multiple lower plea offers, including an offer to Disorderly conduct, one  of the least serious crimes in Maryland, on the evening before trial. Moyse and his client rejected the plea and insisted on trial. On the day of trial, the prosecutor elected to dismiss the case rather than proceed to trial, when a missing witness put his case in jeopardy.



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