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

ABA Legal Ed council seeks comment on proposed revision to law school admissions test requirement
May 20, 2022, 03:20 pm CDT

Starting this fall, many Native American students won’t be charged tuition at University of California law schools
May 19, 2022, 08:38 am CDT

There’s modest improvement in law student perceptions of distance learning, new report finds
May 18, 2022, 04:00 am CDT

Stanford Law announces elimination of tuition based on family income
May 17, 2022, 08:47 am CDT

Decision to give DC graduates priority access to bar exam supported by local law school deans
May 12, 2022, 01:02 pm CDT

Are more law schools needed in areas where InfiLaw campuses closed?
May 11, 2022, 02:42 pm CDT

ABA Legal Ed council asked again to remove requirement for entrance exams
May 9, 2022, 03:21 pm CDT

In recently released data, ABA parses out bar passage rates by race, ethnicity and gender
May 2, 2022, 10:29 am CDT

After spike up in 2021, MPRE mean scaled score slightly decreases
Apr 29, 2022, 08:53 am CDT

If you pass the bar on first attempt and want to be a lawyer, you’re likely to get hired, 2021 grads say
Apr 28, 2022, 12:37 pm CDT

Numbers show slight increase in two-year bar pass rates
Apr 26, 2022, 11:29 am CDT

As states consider regulation targeting transgender youths, some minds have been changed
Apr 25, 2022, 08:39 am CDT

Do digital distractions justify law professors’ prohibitions on laptops?
Apr 19, 2022, 12:02 pm CDT

New ABA data shows increase in jobs for recent law grads
Apr 18, 2022, 11:00 am CDT

Painter donates $1M for undergraduate and law school students
Apr 13, 2022, 09:38 am CDT

Following a boost in 2021, national average score for February 2022 MBE drops
Apr 11, 2022, 12:09 pm CDT

Diversity increases with law school deans, according to new AALS study
Apr 4, 2022, 11:01 pm CDT

Here’s what could have been behind the shake-ups in US News rankings, say some deans
Mar 31, 2022, 12:28 pm CDT

US News releases its 2023 law school rankings; who switched spots?
Mar 28, 2022, 11:01 pm CDT

Want to be a successful litigator? Come to the office, say 2 BigLaw trial lawyers
Mar 28, 2022, 08:38 am CDT

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