The legal industry’s evolution is taking shape, and it’s being shaped by new laws that will alter the way we practice law. Law new refers to the changing nature of law that’s being brought about by digital change, social and business changes, technology advances, and a movement toward more holistic and collaborative approaches to legal services delivery and client solutions. These changes are reshaping the legal function and will have a profound impact on all of the stakeholders who are involved in it.
Among the most significant of these changes is how the legal industry is evolving to be more holistic and collaborative in its approach to legal services delivery. This will take many forms, from law firms that are merging with companies and startups to augment their services to new types of legal service providers. These companies, startups and law firm subsidiaries are often referred to as “alternative legal services providers,” or ALSPs, to differentiate them from traditional legal practices.
New law can also be created by changes to existing laws and rules, and can be the result of a legislative process. Legislation can be enacted through bills and joint resolutions that are passed by the legislature, or by an executive order signed by the governor. The laws that are enacted through these legislative processes are known as “public laws” and are published in the Statutes at Large, which is the permanent collection of public laws enacted by the legislature. Private laws are not published in the Statutes at Large, but are instead incorporated into other legislation.
One of the most significant examples of law new is the Leyes Nuevas (New Laws) of 1542, which were enacted by the Spanish viceroy of Peru to protect indigenous workers from being exploited by landowners and other colonists. These laws protected indigenous rights and prohibited the use of encomienda systems to acquire indigenous labor. They were largely effective, although they were not fully implemented due to resistance by the encomenderos.
As the saga continues to unfold, we will continue to see more examples of how law is becoming more holistic and collaborative in its approach to clients and legal problems. This trend will continue to grow, as new technologies allow for better communication and collaboration between legal professionals and allied legal service providers, both in-house and outside of law firms. This will help to create a more integrated legal supply chain, erasing artificial, lawyer-created distinctions between provider sources and enabling the industry to better align with its clients and society.
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