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.

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Recent Articles

When most of law school faculty were straight white men, how did those who were not bring change?
Oct 25, 2021, 09:04 am CDT

Moot court teacher claims her law school position was terminated following complaints to the ABA
Oct 21, 2021, 02:57 pm CDT

Jurisdictions are switching back to in-person bar exam starting in February
Oct 21, 2021, 09:46 am CDT

Considering mask fights, states may hold off on making COVID-19 vaccine required school immunization
Oct 19, 2021, 01:45 pm CDT

Following a 12% pay cut, UMass law professor challenges collective bargaining law for university staff
Oct 11, 2021, 04:00 pm CDT

Montana law school dean resigns after complaints about the oversight of Title IX allegations
Oct 7, 2021, 02:52 pm CDT

Changes announced for public service loan forgiveness; ABA urges government to do more
Oct 7, 2021, 12:06 pm CDT

University of Montana faces Title IX complaints, including from law students
Oct 4, 2021, 02:03 pm CDT

ABA leaders urge members to help meet the nation’s legal needs
Oct 1, 2021, 01:20 am CDT

There’s a decrease in signing bonuses for 2021 summer associates, new survey says
Sep 29, 2021, 11:21 am CDT

Following repeat problems with remote bar exam, California releases investigation findings
Sep 28, 2021, 10:51 am CDT

How has practicing in the Supreme Court changed throughout the years?
Sep 27, 2021, 09:00 am CDT

New findings published on law school debt
Sep 21, 2021, 01:00 pm CDT

National mean scaled score for August MBE slightly decreases compared to 2019
Sep 15, 2021, 02:54 pm CDT

At some law schools, why are those who teach called ‘instructor’ rather than ‘professor’?
Sep 13, 2021, 08:57 am CDT

John Pierce, lawyer for Jan. 6 Capitol riot defendants, is planning his return
Sep 8, 2021, 04:30 pm CDT

Law school dinged for noncompliance with ABA standard addressing financial conditions
Sep 7, 2021, 11:02 am CDT

Where in the world is John Pierce? Lawyer for Jan. 6 Capitol riot defendants goes missing
Sep 2, 2021, 09:51 am CDT

Volunteer legal work needed for pending evictions crisis, says ABA president
Aug 31, 2021, 09:36 am CDT

Arizona eliminates peremptory challenges in jury selection
Aug 30, 2021, 03:46 pm CDT

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