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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Bath Salts and other drugs are causing problems for the forensic community

New Designer Drugs Pose a Problem for Forensic Science

Recently Gov. Corbett signed a law banning bath salts and other forms of synthetic marijuana and drugs.  However, even before the ink dried, the inevitable happened: People made new drugs.  From synthetic drugs to exotic plants to cleaners and chemicals, people have found new ways to get high and continue the cat-and-mouse game with the…

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Challenging DUI Blood Evidence Part 4: Sources of Error in Blood Testing

Challenging DUI Blood Evidence Part 4: Sources of Error in Blood Testing

Being able to challenge DUI blood evidence effectively is one of the ways The McShane Firm separates itself from the rest of the crowd in Pennsylvania.  Our attorneys are experienced at exposing the weaknesses in the government’s case and challenging its evidence.  DUI blood testing inherently has a number of sources of error that can…

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Challenging DUI Blood Evidence Part 3: Testing for Drugs

Challenging DUI Blood Evidence Part 3: Testing for Drugs

In Pennsylvania DUI cases, blood testing evidence holds a place of great importance because its results are normally seen as accurate and scientific. Prosecutors think that blood evidence is without flaw. This is far from true.  In this series, Challenging DUI Blood Evidence, we offer a simple yet comprehensive look at blood testing in DUI…

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Pennsylvania Bans Bath Salts and Synthetic Marijuana

Pennsylvania Bans Bath Salts and Synthetic Marijuana

The Pennsylvania State Senate has moved to ban bath salts and synthetic marijuana.  The bill now awaits Gov. Corbett’s signature to be passed into law.  Under the proposed bill, bath salts and synthetic drugs like Spice and K2 will be banned and classified as “Schedule 1” drugs. Penalties for Bath Salts and Synthetic Marijuana Unless…

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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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The DRE Protocol is being used in Pennsylvania without sufficient scientific backing.

Attorney McShane to Present at the ACS National Meeting in Anaheim

Attorney McShane is a noted litigator when it comes to the area of analytical chemistry and forensic science. His commitment to research and study have earned him the respect of experts in both the legal and scientific communities. As a result, Attorney McShane has been invited to lecture at the 241st National Meeting of the…

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If you are a Penn State University student accused of a DUI or are someone looking for an experience DUI attorney to represent you in Centre County, please call the DUI Attorneys at The McShane Firm at 1-86

Do More DUI Arrests Mean Better Enforcement?

Central PA Town Sees Growing DUI Arrest Numbers but is this a Result of Better Enforcement? I have blogged before about the statistics game police play with PA DUI arrest numbers. An increased number of arrests does not mean that there is an improvement in DUI enforcement because- “More” does not always mean “Better.” Take…

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PA DUI Attorney Justin McShane Presents a Webinar on DUI Science

PA DUI Attorney Hosts Webinar on DUI Science

PA DUI Attorney Hosts Webinar on Analytical Chemistry Understanding analytical chemistry is a big part of challenging DUI blood tests. That is why I have invested time and effort into becoming an expert in DUI Science. I also believe in helping other lawyers to become better at DUI defense and that is why I recently…

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JWH-018 Bases Spice and K2 Can Land you a DUI in PA

Dear PA DUI Attorney: Can You Land a DUI for Synthetic Marijuana?

Every Friday we take a look at some of the most commonly asked questions about Pennsylvania DUI so we can clear up any misconceptions and provide you with the most up-to-date and accurate information about PA  DUI laws and related topics. Today: Dear Justin, Someone was talking about K2 and Spice, a “synthetic marijuana”, and said…

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