What is Law New?

Law new is a loosely defined phenomenon that took hold after the GFC prompted in-house legal departments to cut their legal budgets. It involves extensive use of legal technology and the abandonment of billable hours for the adoption of alternative pricing models, allowing lawyers to offer value-added legal services at affordable prices to clients.

When a committee passes a bill for consideration by the full House, the committee staff prepares a written report on the bill. These reports are a crucial element of legislative history, providing information on the scope and purpose of legislation.