The CA Law app enables users to search and browse all California statutes from their mobile devices. Features include: offline access, full-text search capability, search term highlighting, and bookmarking for later reference. The app is available for $29.99 and may be downloaded from the iTunes App Store (please note that developer Tekk Innovations also sells each code section separately, with an average price of $5.99 per code).
The California Rules of Court app provides convenient access to all of the California Rules of Court. The app provides offline access, full-text search capability, search term highlighting, and bookmarking for later reference.The app is available for $19.99 and may be downloaded from the iTunes App Store.
Fastcase is a next-generation, Web-based legal research service that provides access to U.S. cases and statutes. The app allows searches using citations, phrases, keywords,or Boolean operators. Fastcase may be downloaded for FREE from the iTunes App Store for iOS devices or from Google Play for Android devices and is free to use even without a paid membership.
HeinOnline is well-known by law students and faculty, and the terrific content of Hein is now accessible on iOS devices. The HeinOnline app allows you to view PDF copies of content in the HeinOnline library, access content by citation, browse law reviews and journals, and use the full searching techniques of HeinOnline. The app is FREE and may be downloaded from the iTunes App Store (IP authentication is required to access content).
IntelliConnect Mobile is brought to us by publisher Wolters Kluwer Law & Business. The app is available to IntelliConnect subscribers for use on Android, Blackberry, and iOS devices, with content including several Aspen treatise titles and IntelliConnent's Smart Charts in areas such as corporate governance, federal banking, financial reform, and secured transactions. The app is FREE (although a subscription is required to access content) and may be downloaded from the iTunes App Store for use on iOS devices, from Google Play for Android devices, and from the IC Mobile website for Blackberry devices.
LawStack bills itself as a "legal library in your pocket." The app is preloaded with the text of the U.S. Constitution, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure, Federal Rules of Evidence, and the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure (as effective as of December 1, 2009). Once LawStack is downloaded to your device, you may also download titles of the Code of Federal Regulations, the U.S. Code, and statutes from a number of states, including California, as in-app purchases of approximately $1.99. LawStack is FREE and may be downloaded from the iTunes App Store.
Lexis Advance HD: provides enrolled students with active Lexis Advance accounts with full access to Lexis Advance's features, such as federal and state cases, Shepard's, public records, company information, and secondary sources. The app is free and may be downloaded for use on the iPad from the iTunes App Store.
Students with WestlawNext accounts may also access the mobile version of the site by pointing their browsers to http://m.next.westlaw.com. For those using paid accounts through their places of employment, please note that search sessions using the mobile versions of these sites will incur charges at the employer's current subscription rate. The Android app may be downloaded from Google Play, and the iOS app may be downloaded from the iTunes App Store.
Black's Law Dictionary, 10th Edition, edited by Bryan A. Garner, is one of the definitive legal reference resources for lawyers, law students, and laypersons. The mobile application is available for purchase from the iTunes App Store for $54.99, and the application may be used on both the iPhone and the iPad. Thomson also recently released a version of Black's Law Dictionary for Windows Phone devices as well, which is available for $59.99.
A great--and FREE--alternative to the Black's Law Dictionary mobile application. The application may be downloaded from the iTunes App Store for use on iOS devices, and from Google Play for use on Android devices. The current price for the Droid version of the app is $16.19.
Provides you with access to news and market data on a number of handheld devices. Features include world, business, and market news, global financial data, corporate information, customizable stock tab, sports, science, health, technology and entertainment news, and full-text articles and photos optimized for easy reading on mobile devices. The app is available from the iTunes App Store and Google Play.
A FREE mobile dictionary and thesaurus app that is available for download in the iTunes App Store and Google Play. The app includes nearly 1,000,000 words and definitions and 90,000 synonyms and antonyms. No Internet connection is needed. The app also features audio pronunciations, similarly spelled words and Dictionary.com’s popular Word of the Day.
Congress+ is an iPhone app that offers information about the current session of Congress (annual updates for sessions of Congress are available as in-app purchases for $0.99). The app will help you identify your elected officials in the House and Senate, retrieve their contact information, and obtain staff information, legislative activity and campaign information. The full federal version of the app is available for $7.99 in the iTunes App Store.
Provides abstracts of the U.S. Supreme Court's constitutional decisions and access to audio files for its public sessions. The app includes voting alignments and biographical sketches for all Justices, searchable transcripts, and information and audio for constitutional law cases heard in the U.S. Supreme Court from October 1955 through 2012. The app is available for $0.99 and may be downloaded from the iTunes App Store for use on all iOS devices.
Provides mobile access to documents released by the White House Press Secretary beginning in 2009. The collection includes executive orders, speeches, statements, approved acts, nominations submitted to the Senate, White House announcements, and press released. Users can search documents by date, location, category, name, or subject. The app may be used on any smartphone by pointing your device to .
A highly regarded mobile app that helps you search and track state and federal legislation. The FREE app provides access to a database of 700,000 bills, 5,000 committee, and 10,000 legislators. In-app purchases are available for enhanced tracking features. The app may be downloaded from the iTunes App Store for iOS devices and from Google Play for Droid devices.
The U.S. Constitution Annotated is an app by the Library of Congress. It features the complete text of the U.S. Constitution, as well as a clause-by-clause discussion including Supreme Court cases and selected historical documents. Contains a table of contents, table of cases, and an index. The app is free, available from the iTunes App Store. Google Play has a number of apps providing mobile access to the U.S. Constitution as well.