Could a federal bill end policing for profit?

Policing for profit is a big problem in our criminal justice system.  Whether it’s traffic tickets or summary citations, the enforcement of many laws are in the interests of raising money instead of truly protecting the public. Although many policing agencies deny having a ticket quota, many have contact requirements. Whether proponents for static DUI checkpoints…

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How smoking legal weed in another state can get you a DUI in Pennsylvania

With marijuana becoming legal in more and more states, it is important to discuss how those laws affect all those who drive in Pennsylvania. Under Pennsylvania law, driving with any level of Delta-9-THC (THC), 11-Hydroxy-Delta-9-THC (THC-OH), and/or 11-Nor-9-Carboxy-Delta-9-THC (THC-COOH) [beyond the published Department of Health minimal detectable levels] in your system is illegal and you can…

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Should Municipal Police Officers Be Trained in Modern DUI Practices? Does it Matter When the Government Lies to Win? McShane v. HACC (PSP) and What Timothy Ebersole Said

This is part one of a multi-part opinion and analysis series on McShane v. HACC (PSP). Should Municipal Police Officers Be Trained in Modern DUI Practices? Does it Matter When the Government Lies to Win? Analysis and Opinion related to McShane v. HACC (PSP) and What Timothy Ebersole Said In a prior post, we told…

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The McShane Firm Back in the News

The McShane Firm was back in the news recently when a Dauphin County Judge issued a ruling ultimately blocking Harrisburg from enforcing three gun ordinances.  These were among the five ordinances challenged by U.S. Law Shield which is represented by The McShane Firm. Harrisburg Mayor Eric Papenfuse is considering appealing the ruling. Watch the interview with Attorney…

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