Legal Research & Scholarship
             App               Description         Device 
  The Bloomberg Law Reports App provides Bloomberg Law subscribers with easy access to Bloomberg BNA Law Reports, including the acclaimed Daily Labor Report, Daily Tax Report, Daily Report for Executives and U.S. Law Week. The Law Reports feature original, authoritative and timely reporting and analysis that includes key legal, legislative, regulatory and business developments. Note: Only Bloomberg Law subscribers receive full access to the Law Reports app. You must log in with a current Bloomberg Law username and password. All Suffolk Law students and faculty can set-up an account. For more details, go to Bloomberg Law.

This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad

iTunes App Store

  annotate text of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Evidence, Appellate Procedure, Criminal Procedure, Bankruptcy Procedure, and the Constitution on their Droid devices. FREE Android Google Play
  Contains cases and statutes from all 50 states and from the federal government. You can search by citation, keyword (in Boolean or natural language), or browse statute collections. FREE

Configured for use on iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad

iTunes App Store

  HeinOnline: access one of the largest image-based legal research database on your iPhone/iPad. View the image-based PDF’s, access content by citation, browse by volume, navigate a volume with the electronic table of contents, and use full advanced searching techniques. HeinOnline account/authentication is required. To IP authenticate, students, faculty and staff must first be on campus. After you IP authenticate via the app, your authentication will expire in 30 days. Therefore, after 30 days, you must return to campus to IP authenticate your app again. 

This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad

iTunes App Store 

  Lexis Advance: view alerts instantly, stay organized with remote access to saved files and folders, access previous research results quickly and search within results, ensure your research is “good law” with Shepard’s® and much more!

Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad

iTunes App Store 

  OpenRegs: you can find recently issued notices of final and proposed rulemaking. Browse by agency or comment periods closing soon or recently opened. You can mark individual regulations with a star and then view a list of all your starred regs. Regulations can also be emailed to a friend or to yourself for later reference. FREE 

Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad

iTunes App Store 

  Social Science Research Network (SSRN): allows users to search over 260,000 research papers in the SSRN electronic library. The papers can be emailed or viewed right on the device. FREE

This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad

iTunes App Store 

  WestlawNext: Access KeyCite™, Folders, History, document notes and highlighting, browse database content and more. FREE with an active account. 

Compatible with iPad and Droid iTunes App Store
Google Play 

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  ABA Journal: read breaking legal news plus in-depth monthly magazine articles. FREE This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad iTunes App Store 
  The American Lawyer: provides instant access to recent issues of American Lawyer every month. FREE

Designed for both iPhone, iPad and Androids iTunes App Store
Google Play 

  Legal Edge: includes a daily stream of legal articles, alerts, briefs, and newsletters on all topics and a stream of court filings from notable and newsworthy cases. Content is provided by Amlaw100 law firms, attorneys, and numerous other legal organizations and professionals. Information is streamed by subject so you can select your topic of interest.  Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad iTunes App Store 
  Legal News Reader: this RSS feed aggregator retrieves news stories from a number of legal news sites and allows you to keep up to date on developments in the news in one convenient place.  Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad iTunes App Store 
  National Law Journal: The nation’s leading legal weekly publication now accessible via your iPhone or iPad  Designed for both iPhone and iPad iTunes App Store 
  NPR News: stay on top of local and national news, listen to your favorite NPR programs when you like, access on-demand audio, find station broadcast frequencies while traveling. FREE 

Optimized for use on iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad and Android devices iTunes App Store
Google Play 

  New York Times: access the latest news articles and photos that appear on NYTimes.com 

For use on iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad & Androids iTunes App Store
Google Play 

 

ISCOTUSNow: the latest information and media on the current business of the Supreme Court of the United States. Includes abstracts for every case granted review, searchable audio of oral arguments and transcripts, and summaries of the Court's most recent decisions including the Court's full opinions. FREE 

For use on iPhone, iPod touch, iPad and Androids iTunes App Store
Google Play

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Law School, Exams & Bar Prep
         App                                     Description          Device 
  iWrite Legal is an app designed to help legal writers improve their writing skills. The app provides writing tips and legal writing checklists to overcome writer’s block and to thoroughly revise, edit, and proofread a legal document. Requires iOS 5.0 or later. Designed for both iPhone iPad & iPod Touch iTunes App Store
  BARBRI Mobile: this app is for law students enrolled in BarBri and will help you prepare for law school exams, the MPRE and the bar exam. It includes lectures, practice questions, and outlines for 1L subjects, lectures for 2L/3L subjects, lectures, outlines, and practice questions for the MPRE and bar exam, including MBE and state-specific topics. It includes streaming audio and video and detailed analysis of exam answers.

Designed for both iPhone and iPad and Androids iTunes App Store
Google Play

  BarExamEdge: this app covers all six MBE subjects: criminal law and procedure, constitutional law, contracts, evidence, property, and torts. Available for iPad and iPhone iTunes App Store
  KaplanMBE: includes flashcards and instructional videos. It includes includes six instructional videos that highlight key concepts that appear on the MBE, and 425 terms, definitions, and concepts in the subjects of torts, constitutional law, evidence, criminal law and procedure, contracts, and real property. Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad iTunes App Store
  Law in a Flash: digital flashcards for study on the go for 1L, 2L/3L, and elective courses. This app is ideal for reviewing legal topics point by point. The traditional flashcard model has been reinvented as a digital, portable, study resource to help you study anytime, anywhere. 

Designed for iPhone, iPad and Android iTunes App Store
Google Play

  Listen to lectures anywhere, at your convenience – while commuting, exercising, or running errands. Dynamic, successful law professors present complex material in entertaining and memorable styles. Speakers illustrate important concepts with hypothetical examples and provide tips that can improve your performance on final exams.  Six Sum & Substance apps are available in the iTunes App Store.
  TransLegal’s Law Dictionary is the definitive dictionary of law for non-native speakers of English. It is the only dictionary of law designed specifically to help lawyers and law students working in English as a second language Designed for both iPhone and iPad iTunes App Store
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Productivity
               App                          Description             Device 
  Dropbox lets you bring all your photos, docs, and videos anywhere and share them easily. Access any file you save to your Dropbox from all your computers & devices. Share a link to even your biggest files— no more attachments. FREE (with up to 18 GB off storage) iPhone, iPod touch, iPad and Android iTunes App Store Google Play
  Evernote is an easy-to-use, free app that helps you remember everything across all of the devices you use. Stay organized, save your ideas and improve productivity. Evernote lets you take notes, capture photos, create to-do lists, record voice reminders--and makes these notes completely searchable, whether you are at home, at work, or on the go. New York Times ‘Top 10 Must-Have App’ iPhone, iPod touch, iPad & Android iTunes App Store Google Play 
  Hoot Suite is a social media management app that helps you keep track of all your social networking sites -- all in one place. Designed for the iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, Android and Blackberry iTunes App Store Google Play Blackberry App World


For more information on Legal Apps, contact Rick Buckingham or Diane D'Angelo or take a look at these comprehensive guides: UCLA School of Law Library: Mobile Applications for Students & Lawyers, BU School of Law, Pappas Law Library: Apps for Law Students & Lawyers & Arizona State University College of Law Library: Legal Apps

                                         Created by Diane D'Angelo