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Mobile Apps for Law Students and Lawyers: Study Aids

This resource guide provides a listing of mobile applications helpful to law students and lawyers, including study aids, legal research tools, legal news, productivity solutions, and much more.

CAUTION

LSU Law Library neither endorses these legal applications (apps) nor guarantees the accuracy of the information contained in them.

This library guide is for informational purposes only. This information was compiled solely for the convenience of the user. Presently, the list includes apps for iOS and Android mobile devices. Some of these apps are free of charge while others require a purchase or subscription.

Descriptions of the apps are taken directly from the app developer's descriptive text where possible. Any claims made in the descriptions are claims made by the developer not by LSU Law library. 

If you are aware of any legal mobile applications not mentioned here and/or would like to add your favorite legal apps to the list, please email reference@law.lsu.edu.

Study Aids

 

 Law Dojo - free - iOS & Android

 Train your legal muscles in this world of smart, quick micro games. Several subject-specific versions are also available for   $2.99 each.

 

 

Quizlet - subscription - iOS & Android (also web-based)

 Create your own flashcards and study sets or choose from millions created by other students — it’s up to you. Flashcards are   shareable with other students. 

 

 

 Property Law Made Simple - $0.99 - iOS & Android

The app teaches the black-letter rules of property with simple, straightforward explanations. Many examples illustrate each concept. Practice problems ensure concept mastery. Detailed explanations accompany each of the 50 MBE-style practice problems. Perfect for learning, reviewing, and mastering Property Law.

Future Interests Made Simple - $2.99 - iOS & Android

Studying Estates, Future Interests, and the Rule Against Perpetuities? Are you at all confused with these concepts? Do you need more practice problems (with detailed explanations)? This app provides step-by-step instructions to guide even the most confused student through the seeming maze of doctrines and rules. Drawings and diagrams, along with multiple examples and explanations, clarify each concept. Mnemonic devices enable mastery of foreign terminology. An easy-to-navigate App Map makes every topic and page instantly accessible. Sixty practice problems provide detailed explanations with each answer -- grouped according to difficulty level. 
This app was created by Professor Ned Snow, a Professor of Law at the University of South Carolina, and a graduate of Harvard Law School. He has taught future interests for nine years in his Property and Estates & Trusts classes.

​LearnLEO - free - iOS

With LearnLEO you can: 
- Instantly access all of your class assignments
- Read and brief cases on the go without books and highlighters
- Generate briefs automatically with the click of a button
 

1L - subscription - iOS

Access audio lectures, black-letter law outlines, multiple-choice questions, practice essays, Emanuel Law in a Flash and Casenote Legal Briefs for every single first year subject: Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Contracts, Criminal Law, Torts, and Real Property.

Bar Prep

 BARBRI - free - iOS & Android
 Whether you’re getting ready for your first year final exams, the MPRE or your bar exam, our proven outlines, lectures and practice questions ensure that you perform your best. 
 Please note that you must be enrolled in a Barbri prep course in order to have access to bar review outlines and practice     exams.

 

 BarMax Exam and MPRE Review - free - iOS
 Harvard lawyers teamed with top iPad developers to produce BarMax, the only complete bar exam prep course available in the App Store. Plus, it is the only course that only uses real MBE questions from previous bar exams. The base app is free, though additional content ranges from $20-$999. 

 

 

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Kaplan Bar Review - free- iOS & Android
The Kaplan Bar Review is the ultimate preparation solution for both the multi-state and individual state components of the Bar Exam. We offer innovative Bar review that empowers you to personalize your study strategy and tactics. Our Personalized Study Plan, Lectures-On-Demand, Ask-An-Attorney Hotline, Unlimited Essay Grading, renowned QBank, and traditional outlines & printed materials are just some of the resources that will help you master the material that you need to pass the Bar.
Please note you must be enrolled in the course to have access to this app.

 

 Themis Bar Review - free- iOS & Android

 Themis Bar Review is the leader in online bar exam review courses. Offering a cutting-edge curriculum backed by decades of experience in bar exam preparation, Themis has revolutionized the way students prepare for their bar exams – and has the pass rates to prove it.
Please note you must be an enrolled Themis student in order ot have access to the lectures and assessment questions.

 

Critical Pass MBE Flashcards - free - iOS & Android

Helps you break down MBE concepts and memorize key information you need to pass the bar exam.

 

 

​AdaptiBar - in app purchases - iOS & Android

AdaptiBar Online MBE Simulator and Prep, launched in 2003, offers the combination of 100% licensed MBE questions from the National Conference of Bar Examiners (NCBE) and patented adaptive technology that adjusts to each individual user’s studying needs. AdaptiBar continuously assesses your performance and automatically adjusts the presentation of questions to focus in on your areas of weaknesses (e.g. Negligence) without neglecting an area of strength. You will know at any given time exactly which areas you need to make improvements. 

 

​MPRE Questions by BarMax -$49.99 - iOS

Developed by the same Harvard Law School alumni behind BarMax Bar Exam Review and LSATMax LSAT Prep, BarMax MPRE Questions is the largest and most affordable bank of REAL Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam (MPRE) questions in the App Store. 

These real MPRE questions are not only an extremely useful last minute review, but also a great way to highlight the importance of preparing with real questions. 




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