Suspended Before a DUI Conviction- Is this Even Constitutional?

Suspended Before a DUI Conviction- Is this Even Constitutional?

According to local reports, a judge in Northampton County Pennsylvania has suspended the driver’s license of some of those suspected for DUI, even before the matter has been resolved in court: Policy of taking licenses before a DUI conviction draws critics The Salisbury Township woman insisted she was innocent of allegations she had driven drunk,…

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His experiments are probably more scientific than what is going on in government crime labs.

High Error Rates in State Crime Labs Lead to False Convictions

One of the the problems I face when dealing with state crime labs is that the average judge or juror sees them as being actually infallible and wholly scientific.  This couldn’t be further from the truth.  The fact of the matter is that these crime labs are about as scientific as a tenth grade chemistry…

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As if we needed more unscientific testing methods

A DUI Tesing App?

One of the more bizarre smartphone applications I’ve found- an app that simulates the Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus (HGN) test (the follow my pen with your eyes test). Friends create iPhone app to estimate blood alcohol A drunken driving test may not seem the likeliest place to come up with a mobile phone app, but that’s…

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New Publication by Attorney McShane

New Publication by Attorney McShane

One of the things I really love to do is share my research and knowledge with other lawyers to help them defend their clients.  The defense of justice shouldn’t be limited to just Pennsylvania.  Part of this commitment is authoring works on complex legal and scientific subjects. Recently a new publication was released: Defending DUI…

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Why Do You Support DUI?

Why Do You Support DUI?

In my years of defending DUI cases in Pennsylvania, one of the most common misconceptions I come across is people questioning why I support DUI.  The fact of the matter is, I don’t support drunk driving.  It is dangerous and many lives are needlessly lost because of DUI each year.  Asking a DUI defense attorney…

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DUI breath testing is completely unscientific. We are gambling with people's lives.

Attorney McShane to Lecture at NCDD Winter Session

The National College for DUI Defense (NCDD) sponsors the most intensive and advanced DUI training seminars an attorney can attend.  Not only do the Pennsylvania DUI attorneys at The McShane Firm regularly attend these seminars, I have been invited to present my research at the 2012 NCDD Winter Session to be held in Orlando from…

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