Halloween Sobriety Checkpoints and DUI Patrols Planned for Berks County

Beware this Halloween, as Berks County law enforcement officials will be conducting sobriety checks and carrying out DUI patrols. As part of the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” public safety campaign, it’s common for law enforcement teams to set up sobriety checkpoints during holidays or weekends. Roving DUI patrols will  also be deployed to…

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Attorney urges Illinois to review convictions based on debunked science

In the past few years, we have seen an enormous change in forensic science and technology.  In many cases, techniques that were commonplace in the past have been shown to be found to be lacking by science and therefore not suitable to be used. (See The McShane Firm secures the release of a man after…

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Top 10 Reasons You Should Hire an Attorney Now: #2 Intimidation

When you’ve been accused of a DUI, you must contact an attorney immediately. Amid the importance of collecting critical time-sensitive evidence that can strengthen your defense, you need representation right from the start. Here’s one of 10 Reasons why you must contact an attorney immediately after being arrested. Previously in this series we covered: #1 This…

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Regulations Issued by The State Board of Nursing Require Criminal Charges to be Reported

If you are a nurse and have been charged with a DUI or other criminal offense, there are specific reporting rules you must abide by in order to keep your license in good standing.  This applies to professional nurses, practical nurses and licensed dietitian-nutritionists in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. According to the bulletin, (you can read…

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