What Is New Law?

law new

The term “New Law” has emerged as a way to describe the new approaches and new services that law firms, companies, and startup legal providers are adopting to augment traditional legal service offerings. While the broader meaning of this term is clear, the specifics vary widely from one business to another.

The practice of law is constantly changing and adapting to meet the needs of clients. A number of these changes are being fueled by technology, changing client demands and expectations, and the rise of alternative legal service providers (ALSPs). The emergence of a range of new delivery models is also transforming the way lawyers work with their clients. The new model is called New Law, and it is characterized by different business structures and service models, including legal product platforms that offer on-demand legal products and services, a more flexible workforce that operates across disciplines, and the integration of legal and non-legal functions.

In this article, we explore some of the key trends in New Law and how they are being shaped by the legal industry. We then examine how legal professionals should approach the changing landscape and embrace the opportunities that it offers.

CUNY Law Review seeks shorter, more time-sensitive contributions—such as comments on recent federal or state case law, critiques of legislative proposals, and legally relevant analyses of current events—for possible inclusion in Footnote Forum. Submissions should be a maximum of 3,000 words and must have been published after December 31, 2021. Interested students should submit an article to the Managing Editor at [email protected] by May 1, 2022.

Congress is the lawmaking branch of the federal government, and its processes are distinct from those in the states. Learn more about how a bill becomes a law, including how to write and submit a bill to Congress.

This article proposes that federal law enforcement agencies take the lead in prosecuting cases involving election-related crimes committed by individuals, organizations, or groups with a significant presence in the United States and a record of past involvement in such crimes. The author suggests that such prosecutions would benefit both the country and the defendants themselves by providing a deterrent to the commission of election-related crimes.

Providing employees and job applicants with notice of student loan forgiveness programs is the goal of this bill, which requires DCWP to prepare a written notice for City agency employees and job applicants. The Department of Consumer and Worker Protection will distribute the notice to all employers in New York City. This legislation was approved by the Council on June 5, 2022.