New Laws for Lawyers

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The legal industry is a constantly evolving environment. What works one year may not work the next, and it is important for lawyers to remain open to new ideas and ways of doing business. One idea that has been gaining momentum in recent years is the concept of “law new.” Law new is all about offering innovative legal services, finding new ways to reach clients and creating strategies that have not been used before. It is an excellent way for firms to create value for their clients and grow without having to worry about the financial risks that are typically associated with other types of law practice.

New laws are created at both the federal and state levels, as well as by city agencies, councils and boards. The lawmaking process is a complex and multilevel system, and each level of government has its own unique procedures. Federal laws are created through the lawmaking branch of Congress, which consists of the House of Representatives and the Senate. A bill to create a law must be introduced in both the House and Senate, assigned a sponsor, and go through a lengthy research, discussion and change process before it can be voted on. Then, the final bill must be approved by both chambers of Congress and signed by the President to become a law.

Local Law 13 of 2022. This law requires City agencies to prepare and distribute a notice to employees and job applicants regarding student loan forgiveness programs.

New York State laws include the Constitution, laws passed by the legislature and periodically codified in the New York Consolidated Laws, and decisions of courts that interpret these laws. The City of New York also has its own laws, including the Charter of the City of New York, laws passed by the City Council and the Board of Estimates, and city ordinances and regulations. All these laws are available on our Laws of the City web page and in the Laws of New York app.