Law is a fast-changing industry that constantly demands new approaches and ideas. This means that those in the legal field are always having to change the way they deliver services and what type of help they offer their clients.
One of these ideas is the concept of “law new.” This term has become an increasingly popular way of describing certain forms of legal practice that use new methods to deliver services and offer help to clients who may not otherwise have access to this kind of help. This approach to practice often involves working with underserved communities and using a variety of techniques that can provide value for both the client and the firm.
This type of service can be a great way to generate new revenue and increase the satisfaction of those in the legal field as well. For this reason, those who are looking to expand their business and improve client relations need to be aware of what this term entails so they can choose the right ways to deliver legal help for their specific clients.
The Commission for the Revision of New York State Law, established in 1934, is an agency that was created to examine the common law and statutes of the state and current judicial decisions for defects and anachronisms. It then recommends changes to the law to ensure that it is relevant and modernized for the benefit of the public.
In addition, the Commission receives suggestions from judges, justices, public officials, lawyers and the public generally as to defects and anachronisms in the law and recommends needed reforms to bring the law of the state into harmony with modern conditions.
For example, the Commission recently proposed a law that would prohibit the sale of force-fed products, including meats, cheeses, vegetables and fruit. This would protect consumers against the health risks of these products and prevent them from being discarded in landfills.
Another law that the Commission has recommended is the prohibition of on-call scheduling for retail employees. This is an effort to protect employees from being rushed to work and not having adequate time to prepare for the job.
Finally, there is a law that is designed to allow victims of family offenses matters, sexual offenses, stalking and human trafficking to take time off from their jobs without fear of losing their job or paying retribution. This law would require employers to provide paid leave to their workers in these circumstances and allows for arbitration of disagreements between employers and their workers.
These are just a few of the many laws that have been introduced in the last year to address issues that affect New Yorkers. It is important to remember that new laws are never a bad thing, especially when they help protect the rights of people who have been mistreated by others.
For more information on new laws, visit the Laws of the City of New York (Public Access Portal) or NYC Rules. You can also find more City law and rule changes on the New York City Council Legislation website or the City of New York’s website for government agencies.