What is Law New?

Law new is an emerging legal practice model which thrived after the GFC as in-house legal departments of big firms were forced to cut their legal budgets. There is no universally accepted definition of law new but two features distinguish it – extensive use of Legal Tech and the adoption of an alternative pricing model which delivers value-added legal services to clients at very affordable prices.

128. Committee reports

Whenever any bill, measure or resolution is considered in a legislative committee, the staff of the committee shall write a report on it, describing its purpose, scope and reasons for the recommendation that it be approved. Generally, the report includes a section-by-section analysis of the legislation and sets forth the text of laws being amended or repealed.

Whenever an agency maintains records that would be available under this article, and also maintains items of information which may be withheld pursuant to the provisions of this article, the agency shall design its information retrieval methods so as to permit segregation and ready access to those records that are available for inspection or disclosure. The committee on open government shall promulgate guidelines regarding deletion of identifying details when making such records available, to prevent unwarranted invasions of personal privacy.