Municipal law is a term thrown around a lot, even in television shows and elsewhere. There is a lot of misinformation about it. You may be wondering what municipal law lawyers do. In this video, you will learn about municipal law, including what it is, how it works, and why it is important.
This type of law can actually mean two things. One, it can refer to local or national law as opposed to international law and be a broad term. Two, it has to do with municipalities, such as a town or city, and can cover varying types of specific laws and ordinances.
This video will break down both definitions of this type of law for you. It will show you how municipal law and international work together and explain the process of getting both types of laws to pass, as will demonstrating with examples. It will give you examples of ordinances and local laws that fall under a municipality so that you can understand how a town or city board would pass those types of laws.