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.

Follow Ward on Twitter: @SFW70II.

Recent Articles

Pandemic problems may be defense for law schools not meeting bar passage standard
Nov 23, 2020, 08:53 am CST

Who are some of the lawyers serving on Biden’s agency review teams?
Nov 19, 2020, 09:40 am CST

Cellphone entrepreneur donates $15M to law school
Nov 17, 2020, 01:36 pm CST

Program offers Utah law school scholarships based on overcoming adversity
Nov 12, 2020, 09:15 am CST

Western Michigan University trustees vote to end affiliation with Cooley Law, calling it ‘a distraction’
Nov 5, 2020, 01:55 pm CST

Formerly incarcerated lawyer wins state legislature race
Nov 5, 2020, 10:40 am CST

New study suggests cutting bar exam multiple choice questions or making them open book
Oct 29, 2020, 10:48 am CDT

How many tenured law professors are Black? Public data does not say
Oct 28, 2020, 03:25 pm CDT

How to maximize your business development during the COVID-19 crisis
Oct 26, 2020, 08:56 am CDT

Amid claims that online bar exam went well, some test-takers have a different view
Oct 20, 2020, 09:28 am CDT

Teaching was one of Ginsburg’s many strengths, say former students and clerks
Oct 15, 2020, 05:28 pm CDT

Law school dean ‘devastated’ about flubbed email with bar exam grades
Oct 14, 2020, 11:22 am CDT

Law schools and ABA start new group focused on policing
Oct 13, 2020, 10:38 am CDT

Case study focused on Yale Law School professor seeks change for Title IX policies
Oct 12, 2020, 12:16 pm CDT

Recent equal pay lawsuits by female law professors has shined a light on academic compensation process
Oct 1, 2020, 03:30 am CDT

New report looks at how law students view their schools’ diversity work
Sep 30, 2020, 10:14 am CDT

How is the lawyer known as ‘Popehat’ on Twitter keeping busy during the pandemic?
Sep 28, 2020, 09:06 am CDT

Divided DC appeals court announces bar exam waiver as 1 option for licensing
Sep 25, 2020, 03:07 pm CDT

California law school gets donation that’s said to be ‘one of the biggest in history’ from tribe to university
Sep 23, 2020, 07:15 am CDT

Bar exam in hotel rooms offered test-takers social distancing and private bathrooms
Sep 22, 2020, 01:56 pm CDT

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