Police Misconduct

“It may be true that the law cannot make a man love me, but it can keep him from lynching me, and I think that’s pretty important.” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Samuel B. Cohen has successfully defended dozens of victims of police brutality and misconduct against false charges, and subsequently brought successful civil rights lawsuits on their behalf to hold the wrongdoers accountable. His work on behalf of New York’s underserved communities has been recognized by citations and certificates from the New York City Council, the New York State Assembly, and the United States Congress.