7 Legal Apps for a Law School Student

The following blog post originally appeared in LawTech, the blog of Pepperdine University School of Law’s Information Services. The author is Danielle Minke.

7 Legal Apps for a Law School Student

1. FastCase: This free app available for the iPhone, iPad, and Android allows you to search for cases that have occurred in all 50 states. See the FastCase Web site for more information.

2. Want to know more about your Supreme Court Justices? The app called PocketJustice gives you all the information you need in the palm of your hand. This app is $0.99 and available for the iPhone, iPad, and Android.

3. iJuror is a fast and easy way to keep track of your jury. This app costs $4.99 and is available for the iPhone and iPad.

5. TrialPad allows lawyers to update court files during the actual hearing. Lawyers can hook up any monitor or projector to their iPad to play videos or display images on the screen. This app is $89.99 and available for the iPhone and iPad.

6. Constitution allows anyone to review the Constitution for free.

7. Black Law’s Dictionary is a well-known law dictionary. Costing $54.99, it is available for the iPhone, iPad, and Android.

Announcing Westlaw Online Study Aids!

The Harnish Law Library is pleased to announce that Pepperdine law students now have unlimited online access to Westlaw Study Aids!  Users can search across over 430 titles belonging to 13 series, including Nutshell and Gilbert Law Summaries. Other handy content includes career guides, eFlash Cards, exam preparation materials, and more. What’s more, you can add highlights, notes, and comments to the text of study aids.

To begin using Westlaw Study Aids, sign into your Westlaw account at http://lawschool.westlaw.com. From there you can either select Study Aids Subscription (under Legal Research & Tools) or click on the My eProducts link at the top of the page.