Lawyer-Cop in Danziger Case Permanently Resigns from Practice of Law

Ken Bowen, a lawyer and former New Orleans Police Officer, permanently resigned from the practice of law effective June 5, 2017. See In re Kenneth R. Bowen, LASC No. 2017-OB-0712 (Jun. 5, 2017). According to the court’s order:

Respondent was convicted of deprivation of rights under color of law in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 242; conspiracy to obstruct justice in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 371; and obstruction of justice by engaging in misleading conduct in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1512(b)(3).

Bowen is currently serving a ten-year term of imprisonment with the United States Bureau of Prisons as a result of his role in the shootings on the Danziger Bridge in New Orleans duing the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. The Office of Disciplinary Counsel (“ODC”) concurred in Mr. Bowen’s petition.

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