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Pennsylvania Marijuana Charges

Marijuana is classified as a controlled substance in Pennsylvania. It is a Schedule I drug. While other states have moved to legalize it, marijuana remains totally illegal in PA and carries some very serious penalties for those who are charged. While possession of marijuana, controlled substances, or drug paraphernalia is a serious offense, you aren’t…

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Charged with an Assault in Pennsylvania? We Can Help

Assault is a very serious crime in Pennsylvania.  If you have been charged, here are some things you should remember: Even a “Simple Assault” charge can result in jail time.  For example, “Simple Assault with Mutual Consent” (i.e. a plain old fashioned one-on-one fist fight where both people want to fight), can result in up…

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The criminalization of gun ownership

Our right to own firearms is enshrined in the Constitution.  It’s inalienable. It’s unquestionable.  So why do the government, law enforcement and the media continue to turn law abiding gun owners into the bad guys? Take for instance the statements of a police chief in Beloit, Wisconsin who said residents should let the police search their homes for…

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McShane Firm Wins Freedom Through DNA Evidence

McShane Firm Wins Freedom Through DNA Evidence

In January 2012, T.G. was wrongfully accused and imprisoned for the crimes of Aggravated Assault on Police Officer with Deadly Weapon Enhancement (car), Recklessly Endangering Another Person, Receiving Stolen Property, Carrying a Firearm without a License, Possession with the Intent to Deliver, Escape, Drug Paraphernalia, and Criminal Mischief when a car that was stopped nearly dragged…

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Superior Court Will Review Ruling in Road Rage Conviction

Last week, the Superior Court of Pennsylvania agreed to review its ruling on Curtis A. Williams Jr.’s aggravated assault and reckless endangerment convictions in the Easter 2009 road rage case.  Williams is represented by Attorney Justin McShane and Attorney Josh Auriemma of The McShane Firm. The Facts of the Case Curtis A. Williams Jr. of…

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