Pennsylvania Lawmakers are Pushing to Make Bath Salts an Illegal Drug

Bath Salt Laws in PA

It seems that there are new ways to get high popping up everyday.  From synthetic marijuana to household cleaners and chemicals, people are finding new and sometimes dangerous ways to get high.  It seems that using bath salts as a drug is also gaining popularity.  Recently, a woman in Oklahoma was arrested for allegedly selling…

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Some of the new DUI penalties being proposed include public humiliation.

DUI: The New Scarlet Letter

Lawmakers across the country are pushing for harsher DUI laws and some of these bills introduce some disturbing new punishments. Normally, public humiliation is not part of the punishments for criminal offenses in America today.  However, some of the proposed DUI laws will re-introduce public humiliation similar to what the main character in Nathaniel Hawthorne’s…

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You Can be Charged with a DUI drugs for Using K2

PA DUI Drugs Update: K2 Banned by DEA

The United States Department of Justice has banned Five Synthetic Cannabinoids including JWH-018 the main ingredient in K2 and Spice.  You can expect that Pennsylvania will also ban these substances and attach very severe penalties to them as well.  Once they do this, driving under the influence of these substances will also result in a…

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DUI Cases in Philadelphia to be Re-tried Due to Bad Breathalyzer

DUI Cases in Philadelphia to be Re-tried Due to Bad Breathalyzer

[Blogger’s note and update 3/23/2011: We have been up-to-date on this developing story. The issue as far as we see it is going to effect literally thousands of convictions. The “issue” goes back to the switch over to the Intoxilyzer 8000 which occurred in September 2009.] When I tell people that I am a PA…

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PA DUI Attorney Justin McShane is an expert in Gas Chromatography and will lecture on the subject in an upcoming DUI seminar

Attorney McShane to Lecture at Mastering Scientific Evidence, a NCDD National Seminar

PA DUI Attorney Justin McShane to Lecture at the 18th Annual Mastering Scientific Evidence in DWI/DUI Cases I have worked extremely hard to become the best DUI Attorney I can be and have been recognized for this by DUI lawyers all over the country.  One of the highest forms of recognition is being asked to…

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Forensics Reform: An Issue We Should All be United On

Forensics Reform: An Issue We Should All be United On

If you ask the average person, there seems to be two schools of thought on the problems in our justice system: 1. They are letting criminal go free. 2. They are punishing innocent people. Clearly there is a huge divide between these two camps.  For example if you asked them both about Pennsylvania DUI Laws,…

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Becoming the top DUI lawyer in PA takes a lot of hard work

PA DUI Attorney Receives AV Rating

PA DUI Attorney Receives AV Certification from Martindale-Hubbell Recently Martindale-Hubbell, the most influential legal resource company in the world,  awarded PA DUI attorney Justin McShane with their highest AV® Preeminent™ rating. From the Martindale-Hubbell website: After a lawyer’s General Ethical Standards and Legal Ability Ratings are confirmed, his/her ratings are aggregated to create an overall…

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PA DUI Attorney Challenge: Private Investigator

PA DUI Attorney Challenge: Private Investigator

At The McShane Firm we are very serious about defending your rights when you are charged with a Pennsylvania DUI violation.  Not only do we have a collection of the best DUI attorneys in PA, we also have unmatched resources and the singular dedication to fight for your rights. We understand the crippling penalties you…

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