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

As Golden Gate Law works to meet bar pass standard, new students get full scholarships
Oct 5, 2022, 10:27 am CDT

Rejected applicants to this law school were accidentally sent acceptance emails
Oct 5, 2022, 09:31 am CDT

Examining the Bar
Oct 1, 2022, 03:30 am CDT

Paralegal market is red-hot thanks to hybrid and remote work
Oct 1, 2022, 02:30 am CDT

Employment outcomes were great for 2021 law school graduates; is that a sign of caution?
Sep 26, 2022, 08:39 am CDT

Former law school dean sues Texas university over loss of tenure
Sep 22, 2022, 01:49 pm CDT

California bill signed into law restricts state bar sandbox proposals
Sep 21, 2022, 01:42 pm CDT

Michigan chief justice, seen as online court innovator, tapped to lead nonprofit organization
Sep 15, 2022, 09:08 am CDT

Scores for July MBE are similar to last year, NCBE says
Sep 13, 2022, 02:13 pm CDT

2 of Puerto Rico’s 3 law schools will get more time to meet bar pass standard
Sep 9, 2022, 02:10 pm CDT

Two Pennsylvania law schools now named after Philadelphia tort attorney
Sep 9, 2022, 01:30 pm CDT

Which law schools have the highest percent of full-tuition scholarships?
Sep 8, 2022, 01:00 pm CDT

Law school leaders make diversity argument in support of admissions tests
Sep 2, 2022, 10:32 am CDT

Law prof’s suit against law school alleges race and gender discrimination, family status bias
Aug 31, 2022, 08:49 am CDT

Lawyer who moved from Ukraine to US now has opportunity to help others facing similar situations
Aug 29, 2022, 08:41 am CDT

Law school achievement gap by gender for faculty and deans examined in new paper
Aug 22, 2022, 08:40 am CDT

As some jurisdictions consider bar exam alternatives, ABA Legal Ed section again looks at bar pass standard
Aug 19, 2022, 02:53 pm CDT

Following decades of discourse on nonlawyer legal services, questions of motives continue
Aug 17, 2022, 11:54 am CDT

Full Congressional Record in searchable format offered on law school’s website
Aug 17, 2022, 09:00 am CDT

Courthouse made excuses for ‘creepy’ behavior from judge accused of sexual harassment, former intern says
Aug 15, 2022, 08:37 am CDT

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