The science of the Justin Bieber DUI case: How a lawyer-scientist can help

The science of the Justin Bieber DUI case: How a lawyer-scientist can help [Updated on 26 January 2014 at 905 am EST entitled “The Problem with the Resisting Arrest without Violence charge.”] [Updated on 31 January at 1216 pm EST to include the TMZ link to the GPS records.] There are a lot of my […]

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DUI Blood Tests Impacted by Lab Errors

More sloppy lab work leads to more uncertainty about DUI convictions.  This time it’s Colorado again:   At issue is the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment’s testing for blood-alcohol content, which many law enforcement agencies rely on to establish if someone is over the legal limit for driving, .08 percent. In early May, […]

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Attorney McShane Published in “The Champion” Magazine

Attorney McShane Published in “The Champion” Magazine

The recent Supreme Court Ruling in Bullcoming v. New Mexico has a significant impact on DUI cases. The ruling established “The Particular Witness Rule” which mandates that the forensic analyst who performed the actual test must be available in court and cannot be substituted by an supervisor or other expert. Recently, “The Champion” Magazine, the […]

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Harrisburg DUI Attorney Justin McShane to Present at ACS National Meeting

DUI involves a lot of science.  From biology to physiology to chemistry to pharmacology, a diligent DUI attorney must have a firm grasp of the scientific aspects involved in a DUI case. In an effort to provide the very best representation to my clients, I have spent countless hours studying scientific papers, attending seminars and […]

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Harrisburg DUI Lawyer Justin McShane Esquire Interviewed by CBS/CNN legal analyst Lisa Bloom

Justin McShane, Esquire, Harrisburg DUI Lawyer, is interviewed by CNN Legal Analyst, The Early Show commentator, and CBS News Legal Analyst Lisa Bloom.  Here, Justin McShane who is a DUI Lawyer in Harrisburg, of the McShane Firm, LLC discusses with Lisa Bloom the science and the technology in DUI prosecutions as well as the potential sources […]

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Harrisburg DUI Lawyer Justin McShane Interviewed by CBS/CNN legal analyst Lisa Bloom

Harrisburg DUI Lawyer, Justin McShane is interviewed by CNN Legal Analyst, The Early Show commentator, and CBS News Legal Analyst Lisa Bloom.  Here, Justin McShane who is a DUI Lawyer in Harrisburg, of the McShane Firm, LLC discusses with Lisa Bloom the specialization that is required to be one of today’s top DUI attorneys in the […]

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Pennsylvania DUI Attorney invited to lecture to over 200 DUI Attorneys in Connecticut

My good friend and National College for DUI Defense, Inc. colleague Jay Ruane of Connecticut is hosting a DUI/OUI seminar this Friday, December 4, 2009 entitled:  "Defending OUI cases in CT Training & Seminar". It will be held at the Legislative Office Building – Hearing Room 2C in Hartford, CT It is presented by the Division […]

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Gas Chromatography and why is it is so important to Pennsylvania DUI arrests

First off what is Chromatography? Chromatography is strictly and simply speaking "separation science".  It is the study of how an analyst can take a complex matrix (compound) and separate it out into its component parts. It is a relatively "new" form of analytical chemistry in that the first true use of modern chromatography is usually […]

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