Pennsylvania pays compensation for a man who was falsely imprisoned for a DUI

Imagine getting pulled over and accused of a DUI even though you were completely innocent.  Imagine spending over 5 months in jail even though your test results came back negative- more than once.  Imagine losing your job and your place to live because of this extended false imprisonment. You think this is a fictional story?…

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He's clearly showing signs of intoxication

Another Ridiculous DUI

I really don’t have much to say.  The story speaks for itself: Juneau man gets DUI on raft in Chena River FAIRBANKS — A Juneau man faces a rare DUI charge for allegedly having a 0.313 breath-alcohol content as he floated through Fairbanks on an inflatable raft Sunday night. Alaska’s driving under the influence law…

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Face it Cops Mess Up and Arrest Innocent People.

Clarification on DUI Prescription Drugs

On a recent post about DUI prescription drugs a reader commented that prescription drugs in fact do impair drivers and thus they are not innocent.  I feel this issue needs to be clarified. While many prescription drugs can cause impairment, there is a growing number of cases where a driver took prescription drugs, was not…

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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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How to Save Yourself from a False DUI Conviction

How to Save Yourself from a False DUI Conviction

Over the holidays, many Pennsylvania drivers will be stopped by police for DUI.  Law enforcement is a human endeavor and police officers are prone to mistakes which can lead to false arrest.  As citizens fit is up to you to arm yourself with knowledge of the law so you can protect yourself against a false…

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Pennsylvania Police Officer Admits to Lying Under Oath in DUI Case

Pennsylvania Police Officer Admits to Lying in DUI Cases

We all want to trust the police and see them as upright protectors of justice. While many police officers are very professional and take their responsibility very seriously, there are others who are corrupt and use unscrupulous tactics that harm the common citizen. Bad cops exist everywhere and there is no shortage of them in…

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