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PA DUI attorney Justin J. McShane is the President/CEO of The McShane Firm, LLC - Pennsylvania's top criminal law and DUI law firm. He is the highest rated DUI attorney in PA as rated by Avvo.com. Justin McShane is a double Board certified attorney. He is the first and so far the only Pennsylvania attorney to achieve American Bar Association recognized board certification in DUI defense from the National College for DUI Defense, Inc. He is also a Board Certified Criminal Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, a Pennsylvania Supreme Court Approved Agency.

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Permalink to Update: Did Judge Jonathan D. Grine commit perjury?

Update: Did Judge Jonathan D. Grine commit perjury?

As you will recall, we asked an important question this week… Did Judge Jonathan D. Grine commit perjury? According to a source that is in the know, Judge Johnathan D. Grine was removed (or removed himself) from presiding over all criminal cases (with the odd exception of two cases that are set for jury trial). […]

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Did Judge Jonathan D. Grine commit perjury?

An act of political truthful free speech by Justin J. McShane   Did Judge Jonathan D. Grine commit perjury? It depends on your definition of the word “never.” I really liked President William Jefferson Clinton. It was not due to his political positions and certainly not his moral compass. But one cannot help to be […]

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Stacy Parks Miller Petition for Discipline

One of our great features here at www.PADUIBlog.com is that of news gather and report. We report significant changes in the law, current cases of note, road blocks and, yes, even politics.     From a confidential source, we were able to obtain the complete Petition for Discipline as filed against Stacy Parks Miller by […]

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New Proposed Law introduces Stiffer Penalties for Repeat DUI offenders

A new bill has been proposed in the Pennsylvania State Senate that would drastically increase the penalties for some repeat DUI offenders. The bill was referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on April 18, 2017. The bill proposes to amend Section 3803 and 3804 of the vehicle code in regards to grading and penalties for […]

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How a SCRAM Bracelet can change your life

What is a SCRAM bracelet? SCRAM stands for Secure Continuous Remote Alcohol Monitor.  It is an alcohol motioning device which subjects must wear around their ankle to provide continuous monitoring. These devices are usually ordered for repeat DUI offenders in PA but may also be ordered for other criminal defendants when the court believes that […]

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Will a DUI affect my immigration status?

Green Cards and Naturalization Applicants for Green Cards or for U.S. Citizenship who get charged with a DUI often worry about how it will affect their immigration status.  While outcomes will differ on a case to case basis, one thing is for certain, any immigration agencies who do check will find your DUI and it […]

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What is a SCRAM Bracelet?

What is a SCRAM bracelet? SCRAM stands for Secure Continuous Remote Alcohol Monitor.  It is an alcohol motioning device which subjects must wear around their ankle to provide continuous monitoring.  These devices are usually ordered for repeat DUI offenders in PA but may also be ordered for other criminal defendants when the court believes that […]

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2017 Memorial Day DUI Checkpoints

For many, the Memorial Day long weekend marks the official start of the summer.  For police it marks the official start of DUI hunting season. While many of us will be out enjoying all that Pennsylvania has to offer with family and friends, police are hard at work planning DUI checkpoints on major roadways. At […]

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Permalink to Top 6 Causes for Wrongful Convictions (Part 6) — Eye Witness Misidentification

Top 6 Causes for Wrongful Convictions (Part 6) — Eye Witness Misidentification

Last but definitely not least, the single greatest contributing factor to wrongful convictions is eyewitness identification. A whopping 70% of wrongful convictions, who were later cleared by DNA testing, were due to a mis-identification of the criminal by the eyewitness, who is sometimes even the victim themselves. The table below illustrates this phenomenon.   After […]

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Permalink to Top 6 Causes for Wrongful Convictions (Part 5) — False Confessions

Top 6 Causes for Wrongful Convictions (Part 5) — False Confessions

When it comes to the issue of forcing out a confession, has our criminal justice system evolved much from the days of the Salem Witch Trials, during which about 50 women were coerced into confessing to have performed witchcraft? Or are there still remnants of such methods of forced confessions in existence today? Or what […]

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