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Mobile Apps for Law Students and Lawyers: Productivity

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.

Library

Rulebook - free - iOS

Using your court rules and other legal authorities has never been easier. Access The Bluebook® and other leading copyrighted works along with all your federal and state court rules on one app—all of which are kept current through regular updates.

LawStack - free - iOS

Instant legal reference. LawStack has hundreds of modules. Free examples include: US Constitution, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure, Federal Rules of Evidence, and Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure. In-app purchases allow access to Code of Federal Regulations, U.S. Code, and state codes. 

Utilities

Tiny Scanner - free - iOS & Android
Tiny Scanner turns your iPhone/iPad into a portable scanner. Scans are saved to your phone as images or PDFs. Name and organize your scans into folders, or share them.

 

 

Dropbox - free(some features require monthly subscription) - iOS & Android
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, iPhone, iPad, and the web. With Dropbox you’ll always have your important memories and work with you.

Evernote - free (some features require monthly subscription) - iOS & Android

Let Evernote change the way you organize your personal and professional life. Evernote is the only organizer and planner you need: take notes, create to-do lists, add images, scan documents with your camera, take handwritten notes, make sketches, and more! Edit, share and collaborate on notes automatically between your phone, tablet, and computer.


Google Drive - free- iOS & Android

Google Drive is a safe place for all your files and puts them within reach from any smartphone, tablet, or computer. Files in Drive – like your videos, photos, and documents – are backed up safely so you can’t lose them. Once there, you can easily invite others to view, edit, or leave comments on any of your files or folders.




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