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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The Difference Between a DUI Professional and a Wannabe

Robert Frost once said: A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer. Choosing the right lawyer is a decision that can have a profound effect on the outcome of your case.  A good lawyer will do everything they can to protect your rights while a bad lawyer can lead…

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Attorney McShane has once again been selected as a rising star in Pennsylvania DUI defense.

Super Lawyers Names Attorney McShane a Rising Star

The 2012 issue of Super Lawyers Magazine has been released for Pennsylvania and Delaware and once again Attorney Justin McShane of The McShane Firm has been selected as a Rising Star in DUI Defense. (You can view Justin’s listing at http://digital.superlawyers.com/superlawyers/penndelaware2012#pg89 ). Super Lawyers Magazine uses a very critical selection process and in the end,…

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Make sure you do your homework before hiring a DUI lawyer

5 Questions to Ask a DUI Lawyer You Plan to Hire

For many people who are charged with a DUI, this is their first encounter with the criminal justice system.  DUI cases are unique because they are highly technical and require scientific knowledge as well as legal expertise to defend properly.  This is why choosing the right lawyer is the single most important decision you can…

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Attorney McShane Selected as a Super Lawyers Rising Star

Once again, Attorney Justin McShane of The McShane Firm has been selected as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine in Pennsylvania DUI. Super Lawyers Magazine uses a very critical selection process and in the end, only 2.5% of the attorneys in Pennsylvania are chosen for this award. (View Attorney McShane’s profile at Super Lawyers)…

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Bad Lawyering Leads to False Convictions

Bad Lawyering Leads to False Convictions

One of the main causes of false convictions is bad lawyering.  Often time overworked and under-experienced lawyers take on cases they can’t handle leading to an unprepared, weak defense. They are pushed into trial unprepared.  This problem is especially pronounced in DUI cases where there is a huge reliance on scientific evidence.  Many lawyers advertise…

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PA DUI Attorney to Present at NACDL National Seminar

PA DUI Attorney Justin McShane has been invited to speak at the highly regarded “Making Sense of Science” Seminar hosted by the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.  The title for this seminar is ” Forensic Science and the Law”. Attorney McShane has been invited to give a lecture entitled “Pharmacology for Lawyers.”  Pharmacology is…

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