ABA Journal

Stephanie Francis Ward

Stephanie Francis Ward

Assistant Managing Editor

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Stephanie Francis Ward, an assistant managing editor, joined the ABA Journal staff in 2001 as a legal affairs writer. She was also previously a senior 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

How far should lawyers go to make sure their clients aren’t using them to launder money?
Oct 1, 2023, 03:20 am CDT

Interested in trying AI to write? It’s as easy as opening a document
Sep 25, 2023, 08:15 am CDT

Former law school dean, known for ensuring ‘people were treated equitably,’ dies after attending university event
Sep 20, 2023, 12:08 pm CDT

Despite Department of Ed guidance, universities may be cautious with outreach offerings
Sep 14, 2023, 01:14 pm CDT

Oregon and Kentucky law schools are back in compliance, ABA Legal Ed Section says
Sep 8, 2023, 01:47 pm CDT

Mean scaled score for bar exam’s multiple-choice section sees slight increase
Aug 31, 2023, 02:27 pm CDT

Up to $2.1 million in student aid improperly disbursed for LLMs, Education Department says
Aug 31, 2023, 01:35 pm CDT

If law schools prohibit ChatGPT in writing, can they back it up?
Aug 31, 2023, 10:32 am CDT

1 of 3 law schools dinged for diversity standard demonstrates compliance
Aug 30, 2023, 11:47 am CDT

Investigations of federal judges are rare and should happen more, former clerk says
Aug 28, 2023, 08:16 am CDT

Kentucky litigator has hot TikTok takes on Bama Rush
Aug 24, 2023, 12:13 pm CDT

Private equity firm lawyer with Chicago ties will be new White House counsel
Aug 22, 2023, 09:59 am CDT

To what extent could law school libraries be digital? ABA Legal Ed Section seeks public comment
Aug 18, 2023, 05:20 pm CDT

Professors, administrators and counsel applaud proposed ABA standard on academic freedom
Aug 16, 2023, 10:02 am CDT

Will the prestige of Purdue University help Concord Law?
Aug 10, 2023, 02:21 pm CDT

Doing Their Homework
Aug 1, 2023, 04:00 am CDT

First quarter of 2023 had some of highest activist shareholder activity ever, say equity investor counsel
Jul 31, 2023, 08:06 am CDT

Golden Gate Law students with free tuition plan to stay at the school despite concerns
Jul 27, 2023, 11:11 am CDT

Following Stanford Law incident at Federalist Society event, associate DEI dean leaves role
Jul 24, 2023, 02:04 pm CDT

ABA executive described as ‘accessible’ and ‘real resource’ for law deans set to retire next spring
Jul 20, 2023, 01:46 pm CDT

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