The Modern American is American University Washington College of Law’s scholarly publication dedicated to diversity and the law. TMA is a student-run publication founded in 2004. The Modern American is a name that conveys the nation’s evolution as an increasingly diverse and complex place that is experiencing tremendous change, both exciting and frightening, in the era of twenty-first century politics. 

The 2016- 2017 editorial board of The Modern American is inviting articles, comments, blog posts, book reviews for Volume 10.

The write up can be sent under the following categories:

·         Segment 1 - Blog Posts:

·         Any topic relating to law and diversity 

·         Minimum Length (500 words including footnotes).

·         Segment 2 - Special Articles:

·         Any topic relating to law and diversity

·         Minimum Length (6000 words including footnotes).

·         Segment 3 – Law of the future:

·         Any new Bill introduced relating to law and its research.

·         Minimum Length (3000 words including footnotes).

·         Segment 4 - Book Reviews/Comments:

·         Any new/revised book launched relating to law and diversity.

·         Minimum Length (1200 words including footnotes).

All original, unpublished works can be submitted through The Modern American Portal:


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