Legal Affairs Writer
Stephanie Francis Ward
Contact by email or by phone at 312-988-5910.
Stephanie Francis Ward, a legal affairs writer, joined the ABA Journal staff in 2001. Stephanie had worked as a reporter for the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin and California Law Business, a publication of the Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily Journals. She earned her B.A. in journalism from California State University at Long Beach.
Follow Stephanie on Twitter at @sfw70.
Murder case’s 2nd guilty verdict overturned after court discovers juror read case’s prior appeals
May 23, 2013, 04:20 pm CDT
What kind of swag does Justice Roberts get?
May 23, 2013, 01:30 pm CDT
Wrongful-death defendant’s lawyer called Michael Jackson ‘the freak’ in email shown to jurors
May 23, 2013, 12:45 pm CDT
Drug testing as a condition for unemployment benefits supported by some lawmakers
May 23, 2013, 12:00 pm CDT
Do courts serve the ‘customer’ well? The public deserves better than it’s getting, judge writes
May 22, 2013, 04:12 pm CDT
Girls Gone Wild founder says jury that convicted him should be ‘lined up and shot’
May 22, 2013, 02:34 pm CDT
70 is not so old, say state court judges challenging mandatory retirement rule
May 22, 2013, 01:45 pm CDT
Judge’s Facebook friendship didn’t indicate bias, state appellate court rules
May 21, 2013, 05:26 pm CDT
Never mind employees on Facebook—look out for the work videos they post on Vine
May 21, 2013, 02:01 pm CDT
Scalia asks telecom trade group: Why the name change to ‘unpronounceable’ acronym?
May 21, 2013, 01:00 pm CDT