New Year, New Law

The daily law journal that covers federal court decisions, verdicts, regulatory developments, corporate deals and legislation from across 40 practice areas. It also offers a series of legal podcasts.

A new year brings a new set of laws that went into effect this week. Undocumented immigrants now qualify for Medi-Cal, pet owners can now see their veterinarians via telehealth, and California workers will have higher minimum wages—to name just a few of the changes.

Law Review of NYU School of Law

A collection of articles from the University’s nationally recognized journals, including the Law Review of the National Academy of Juridical Sciences, the New York State Bar Association Journal of Law and Liberty, the Stanford Law Review and other scholarly publications. This publication is a valuable resource for researchers and students who are interested in the history of American law.

Government is the people’s business, and they deserve access to the process of decision-making. This Article recognizes the fundamental right to have access to the records of government, and it establishes procedures to ensure that this information is not hidden from the public.

The Feature explores the constitutional implications of the Supreme Court’s Abbott Labs ruling, finding that universal vacatur is a legitimate part of administrative law’s remedial scheme rather than a judicial invention, and that it should not be confused with or replaced by the “new major questions” doctrine.

When a legislative committee votes to report a bill to the House, its staff writes a report that explains the purpose of the measure and why the committee recommends approval. This is an important part of legislative history, and it serves as a guide to judges and the public about the intent of the law. A committee’s report is required to include a section-by-section analysis that identifies every change in existing law and explains why each change was made.