Tiona Rodriguez, an 18-year-old girl, was charged with second-degree murder after she was found with the body of her newborn son in a shopping bag. Earl Ward represented Ms. Rodriguez, who maintained her innocence and said the child was stillborn.
The New York District Attorney asked a judge to dismiss all charges against Yon Pomrenze, a journalist represented by ECBAWM’s Earl Ward, who was accused of sneaking into the new World Trade Center building while on assignment. He was originally charged with criminal trespass. Mr. Ward called the arrest “baseless.”