Law new is the idea of leveraging legal innovation and technological advancements to address changing needs for client services. It can include working with underserved communities, finding new ways to work with clients and creating strategies that have not been a part of traditional legal practice in the past.
For example, the concept of law new can apply to helping clients with issues related to the legalization of marijuana or creating a trust for family members who have suffered from an illness. It can also be used to help clients with incorporating technology into their practices and addressing ethical questions that arise from those technologies.
As law firms look for ways to meet the needs of their clients, they may use various tools in an attempt to improve efficiency and make the best use of resources. This could involve using artificial intelligence to automate tasks, such as document review and document production, or deploying blockchain systems in an attempt to reduce the risk of fraud. The goal of law new is to find innovative solutions that address client needs and allow lawyers to focus on more complex legal matters.
Keeping up with the latest laws and regulations in your area of the law is crucial. The 2023 edition of law new combines trusted news and analysis, AI-powered workflow tools and Practical Guidance to give you everything you need to move your practice forward.
Articles in this issue of law new cover a wide range of topics, from the impact of the 2022 U.S. midterm elections on state and local lawmaking to the Section of State & Local Government Law’s 2022 mid-year meeting panel discussions centered on land reclamation and reparations. We also take a closer look at Matthew’s Law, which will increase access to drug adulterant testing resources and is named after a young man who died from a fentanyl overdose in 2020.
A bill is formally introduced when it is introduced in either the House of Representatives or the Senate. It is then assigned a number, such as H.R. or S., and is numbered in the order that it was introduced during the current Congress. If the bill receives the approval of both houses, it becomes a public law and is known as a statute. The Governor has 10 days to sign or veto a bill. If the Governor does not sign or veto a bill, it will become law automatically. If the Governor does veto a bill, two-thirds of both houses can vote to override the veto and pass the legislation. A bill that is passed by both houses and signed by the President becomes a law. The Governor can only veto one bill in each legislative session.