What is Law New?

Law new is a general term for the latest news about legal issues. This includes the most recent developments in law suits, class action lawsuits and appeals processes as well as rulings by courts and settlements of law cases. The news also covers the most recent developments in law firms, including reports of firm growth and performance as well as new hiring and office openings.


The lawmaking branch of the federal government is Congress. Learn about the different laws created by Congress and how they are made. Laws include statutes, bills and regulations. A statute is a written law passed by a legislature while a bill is a proposed law. A regulation is a rule or order set forth by a government official.

Legal Philosophy:

Theories of legal philosophy address the nature of law. Utilitarian theories, such as those of John Austin, emphasize the fact that law is a system of commands, backed by threat of sanction from a sovereign, to which people have a habit of obedience. Other philosophers, such as Jean-Jacques Rousseau, argue that morality is intrinsic to law and that the principles of natural justice are embodied in human nature and are thus unchanging.

NY Law:

The State of New York has its own laws in addition to those created by the federal government. These New York laws include the New York Constitution, laws passed by the legislature and periodically codified in the New York Consolidated Laws, and court decisions that interpret those laws.

A New York law that would require City agencies to provide employees and job applicants with notice of available student loan forgiveness programs. The New York law would also amend the definition of “personal identifying information” in City data breach notification laws to be more consistent with the State’s SHIELD Act. The New York law would also require the City to notify affected persons when a personal identifying information breach occurs unless the agency reasonably believes that no harm will result.