ABA Journal

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

Planned structure of new practice skills questions shared by National Conference of Bar Examiners
May 25, 2023, 12:01 am CDT

Retired state supreme court justice tapped to lead law school
May 18, 2023, 12:13 pm CDT

Gender, race and finances for law school admittees examined in new report
May 16, 2023, 02:32 pm CDT

Plans for cutting admissions test requirement paused by ABA Legal Ed council
May 12, 2023, 02:28 pm CDT

Following methodology changes for US News rankings, 7 law schools reach top 100
May 10, 2023, 11:01 pm CDT

For 2022 law grads, bar-pass-required jobs increase, while JD-advantage positions decrease
Apr 25, 2023, 12:12 pm CDT

Through overseas currency exchanges, California deputy DA helps online romance scam victims get their money back
Apr 24, 2023, 08:40 am CDT

Stanford Law’s Black Law Students Association pulls out of recruiting activities after Federalist Society event
Apr 19, 2023, 01:43 pm CDT

Why are US News law school rankings delayed?
Apr 17, 2023, 03:25 pm CDT

Domestic terrorism charges that triggered campus ban of 2L aren’t supported, defense counsel say
Apr 17, 2023, 01:55 pm CDT

First-time bar pass rate for Black candidates below 58%, ABA data shows
Apr 11, 2023, 04:30 pm CDT

How can law schools comply with faculty diversity accreditation standards? Some deans have questions
Apr 10, 2023, 10:49 am CDT

In-person LSAT will return in addition to remote option
Apr 5, 2023, 08:38 am CDT

February bar scores decrease for repeaters and first-time test-takers
Apr 4, 2023, 08:40 am CDT

Entrance exams like the LSAT remain an accreditation requirement after proposed change is voted down
Apr 1, 2023, 01:00 am CDT

ABA urges removal of Confederate monuments from courthouse grounds
Apr 1, 2023, 12:40 am CDT

Many young people arrested for Chicago carjackings have been exposed to violence daily, lawyer and pastor says
Mar 27, 2023, 08:44 am CDT

Exchange at Stanford Law event with Federalist Society wasn’t productive, associate dean says
Mar 24, 2023, 11:32 am CDT

How can law schools with history of bar pass issues get their rates above 75%?
Mar 16, 2023, 02:34 pm CDT

Law school gets extension to meet Standard 316; ABA Legal Ed council posts additional notice on faculty diversity
Mar 14, 2023, 10:52 am CDT

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