The Modern American (“TMA”) publishes articles with cutting-edge analysis of timely legal, social, and polical issues affecting people and their communities.  TMA is currently accepting submissions for its Fall 2013 issue.   

TMA seeks to open the floor for discussion on a variety of social, political, and economic issues.  TMA welcomes the submission of original articles, comments, book reviews, or case studies.  If you would like to submit an article for consideration, please send your paper in accordance with the submission guidelines below.  

Submission Guidelines:

  • Please submit a cover letter, resume, and artcle via email to tma@wcl.american.edu or via ExpressO.
  • The submission should be less than 40 pages.
  • The submission should be formatted in Microsoft Word with one-inch margins, single-spaced, and 12-point font.
  • We encourage the submission of photographs and graphics to accompany your article.

Articles will be accepted on a rolling basis throughout the spring.  If a submission is chosen for publication, the TMA Executive Board will contact the author promptly.  Thereafter, the author will have the opportunity to accept or reject any revisions.

TMA publication is available on LexisNexis, Westlaw, HeinOnline, Index to Periodicals & Books, and the Digital Commons.  We receive submissions from law faculty and students from almost every legal institution in the United States and other non-US institutions via ExpressO and LexOpus.  Please send any questions to tma@wcl.american.edu.