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New Laws Create New Legal Practice Areas
San Francisco Business Times -- Eric Young -- 5/2/03
As corporations wrestle with the questions surrounding the U.S. Patriot Act and Homeland Security Act, law firms are forming practice groups focusing on the sweeping federal laws.
The two acts, coming in response to the terrorist attacks against the United States in 2001, have so many provisions that their impact reaches across dozens of industries and are expected to help shape the way companies conduct business with the federal government.