Stephanie Francis Ward

Stephanie Francis Ward

Senior Writer

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Stephanie Francis Ward, a senior writer, joined the ABA Journal staff in 2001 as a legal affairs writer. Ward 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 BA in journalism from California State University at Long Beach.

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Recent Articles

Two states introduce COVID-19 waivers for July bar exams
Jun 2, 2020, 03:42 pm CDT

NCBE plans to offer some remote exams for new October testing date but not for UBE
Jun 2, 2020, 10:22 am CDT

‘Modest increase’ for class of 2019 jobs but also smaller class size, ABA data shows
Jun 1, 2020, 04:07 pm CDT

10 law schools are out of compliance with bar passage standard, ABA legal ed section says
May 28, 2020, 12:30 pm CDT

Could you be replaced by a robot lawyer?
May 26, 2020, 03:06 pm CDT

Since remote MBE won’t be available for July bar, Nevada plans for essay-based test
May 26, 2020, 02:11 pm CDT

Law school still out of compliance with ABA admissions standard and dealing with fraud allegations
May 21, 2020, 02:35 pm CDT

Expanded online law school classes could continue under plan endorsed by ABA legal ed council
May 15, 2020, 04:45 pm CDT

New members for next term are slated for ABA legal ed section’s council
May 12, 2020, 11:45 am CDT

ABA legal ed section contemplates rule change in light of novel coronavirus
May 8, 2020, 03:08 pm CDT

Indiana plans remote July bar exam, and Nevada considers open-book test
May 8, 2020, 11:15 am CDT

If law schools can’t offer in-person classes this fall, what will they do instead?
May 7, 2020, 11:59 am CDT

Florida announces plans for July bar exam with masks and thermometers
May 6, 2020, 10:49 am CDT

If states want July bar exam, NCBE will have testing materials
May 5, 2020, 12:38 pm CDT

California announces online bar exam, but how will it work?
May 5, 2020, 09:22 am CDT

New York limits bar exam to in-state graduates because of coronavirus concerns
May 1, 2020, 12:27 pm CDT

For some law students, clinic work during COVID-19 feels more real than ever before
Apr 28, 2020, 08:00 am CDT

California bar exam will be postponed and administered online
Apr 27, 2020, 04:17 pm CDT

Trials and tiaras: How do pageant winners fare as lawyers?
Apr 27, 2020, 03:20 pm CDT

First state plans for online bar exam if in-person test is not possible
Apr 24, 2020, 09:43 am CDT

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