ACLU Report—Caged In: The Devastating Harms of Solitary Confinement on Prisoners with Physical Disabilities

Video: Our client Lawyer Johnson was interviewed on Greater Boston about his wrongful conviction

Wrongly convicted in Massachusetts? Good luck getting compensation.

New York Times quotes Howard in article: Mistrial for South Carolina Officer Who Shot Walter Scott

We filed a brief supporting the right to record police officers

Defend Civil Rights. What else can we say? 

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® announced the “Best Law Firms” rankings for 2017; we are Tier 1 for civil rights law in the Boston area

Operation Smoke and Mirrors: In the Chicago Police Department, If the Bosses Say It Didn’t Happen, It Didn’t Happen

Massachusetts Super Lawyers recognizes all our firm’s lawyers

Police escalate traffic stops, leading to disproportionate fatalities of black people

Federal judge declares ‘black lives matter’ during hearing over Seattle police reform

Howard is quoted in article about Gov. Baker’s proposal to make assault and battery on a police officer a felony when there is “serious bodily harm” 


Police Misconduct Lawyers in Boston, Massachusetts

The Law Offices of Howard Friedman brings civil lawsuits on behalf of victims of police brutality, false arrest, wrongful death, and other civil rights violations.  

We believe that those who enforce the law should follow the law – and be held accountable when they do not. If you've been a victim of police brutality or police misconduct then contact the Law Offices of Howard Friedman right now at (617) 742-4100. We are located on Canal Street in Boston, Massachusetts, one block from North Station.

Our police brutality and misconduct lawyers file lawsuits to obtain compensation for our clients, many of whose lives have been permanently altered by the injuries they suffered at the hands of the police. We also strive to bring about positive changes in the way that police departments and other government agencies operate.

Police and government abuse takes many forms and claims many different types of victims. Our firm has successfully handled cases involving police brutality, police misconduct, false arrest, wrongful conviction, First Amendment violations, illegal strip searches, discrimination, and inhumane treatment of prisoners.

Our clients come from all walks of life and represent diverse races, ages, occupations, levels of income and education, and political views. The unifying theme in our work is our commitment to vindicating the principles of the Constitution and to fighting official abuses of power.