TFL International Law Section Issue

Calling All FBA ILS Writers!

The FBA ILS is interested in engaging our members in an exciting publication opportunity.  Our Section has been invited to edit the May 2018 The Federal Lawyer (TFL) theme issue on international law.  TFL typically requires four - five articles of 4,000 words or more and two - three articles of 2,000-4,000 words.  TFL also accepts judicial profiles as part of our theme issues if there is a judge who does a great deal of work within the featured practice area.  Thus far, we have two proposed articles.  Board Officer Roger Kobert suggested that we encourage writers to work in teams of two or three, selected by the respective committees, to provide more authorship opportunities and ensure that the articles get done, and on time.  For planning purposes, please be aware of the following deadlines:
August 30, 2017 - Statement of Interest expressed to Mimi Tsankov -
September 30, 2017 - 1st Draft status update
October 30, 2017 - 2nd Draft status update
November 30, 2017 - 3rd Draft status update
December 31, 2017  -  Final Draft  
Please let us know if you are interested in writing about one of the below available topics -- or if you have a better suggestion for a more timely topic!   The TFL writers’ guidelines can be found at
Proposed 4,000-Word Articles
1.  Mimi Tsankov - Combatting Human Trafficking:  New Developments in the U.S. and the E.U. (International Human Rights and International Law Committee)
2.  Brian Murphy - The U.S. Fulbright Program -- Under threat of abolition by the Administration budgetary proposal
3.  ____________ - China’s Aid in Africa and its impact on Africa's development (International Development and Investment Committee)
4.  ____________ - The Intersection of Sustainable Housing and Banking (International Finance and Banking Committee and International Resources and Environmental Law Committee)
5.  ____________ - Trade Deficits and the Pharmaceutical Industry (International Trade and Customs Law Committee)
Proposed 2,000 - 4,000-Word Articles
1. ____________ - Judicial Profile
2. ____________ - JD or LLM Student article on a topical area of the law
3. ____________ - JD or LLM Student article on a topical area of the law
Please let us hear of your interest by August 30, 2017 -



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