A law firm’s success depends on its ability to adapt. That’s why many firms are looking at new ways to deliver legal services. These techniques allow them to offer a broader range of help while keeping clients happy and generating revenue at the same time. This concept is called “law new.” This article explores how law firms can use this idea to their advantage.
Legal research must be comprehensive and precise. One contradictory source you miss can invalidate all the other sources you’re planning to rely on. Sticking to a research strategy can save you time, ensure accuracy, and improve your work product.
This guide is designed to walk a beginning researcher though the process step-by-step. It was created with the 1L Legal Research & Writing course in mind, but it will assist any student engaged in a legal research project.
Legal researchers must consider the context of their case as they evaluate the evidence available to them. A court may not be inclined to defer to the interpretation of a federal statute by a lower-court jurisdiction, for example, when the issue is at the heart of the case. This context can also affect the validity of a case’s facts and the strength of its arguments.
A case’s headnotes provide a useful map to other cases exploring the same legal issues. This is why cases are organized by subject in legal databases like Lexis and Westlaw. These headnotes are assigned Key Numbers that help you find other relevant cases quickly.
The law is a complex and ever-changing area. New laws are passed all the time, and it can be hard to keep up with the latest developments in your practice area. It’s important to stay current with new law, so you can make informed decisions about your practice and provide the best possible advice for your clients.
Scientists have found a new law of physics that could explain why the diverse systems in our universe develop the way they do. This discovery is a breakthrough in our understanding of the universe and may help scientists to predict how unfamiliar systems, such as the organic chemistry on Saturn’s moon Titan, develop over time.
A new law would require City agencies to provide employees and job applicants with notice of their eligibility for certain loan forgiveness programs. It also amends the City’s data breach notification laws to align them with State law.
Newly passed legislation clarifies that pharmaceutical companies can use alternative testing methods other than animals for nonclinical tests or studies before drugs go to clinical trials in humans. This is a significant victory for animal rights advocates, but the legislation does not eliminate animal testing altogether.
This bill requires third-party food delivery services to obtain a license in order to do business in the City. It also repeals the existing subchapter in the Administrative Code that contains current regulations of these services. The Department of Consumer and Worker Protection would regulate these services and may deny or refuse to renew a license, or suspend or revoke a license, if a service commits two or more violations of this law.