The study of law is not easy as from the beginning of the first year of law, you are expected to absorb mountain of information every single day and this means late night study sessions and virtuosic organization skills. There are some students who are fine with the hard copies of dictionaries, legislation as well as personal organizers, but the convenience of law apps are unbeatable.
Popular Apps for Law Students
Halsbury’s Legal Term
This legal app by LexisNexis enable students to find the meaning of a legal term on-the-go. It is said that whether you are in the search of an answer of a question about an unfamiliar area of law from a client or you just want to refresh your memory for that exam, the app make sure that you have all the information.
The app scan documents, receipts and photos etc. and is perfect for both iPad and iPhone. All scanned documents and handwritten notes are saved to your phone as PDFs or images. You can organize them into folders or can share by Email, Dropbox, Google Drive, Box or Evernote. Hence, it is said that it turns your iPad and iPhone into a portable scanner.
The multi-platform tool for automating reference lists, citations and bibliographies. The legal app enables users to generate citations by simply scanning journal barcodes and books. On the other hand, with RefMe Plus, students can re-arrange projects or can drop them into folders in order to keep references organized. In addition, take a photo of any text and the app will easily convert the images into editable text. You can subscribe for RefME Plus at $32.99 per year.
My Legal Places
By opting for this app, you can get the map locations as well as full contact details for courts, police stations, community legal offices and Citizens Advice Bureaux. Details can be saved and added to your favourites.
Really useful app in managing your money, allowing students know their spending in areas like groceries, eating out, household bills and travel. The app works with major Uk banks and thus, managing and keeping track of current accounts, saving accounts as well as credit cards is possible.
Staying up to date with the news related to law and general current affairs is very crucial for enhancing critical as well as analytical thinking skills, but exploring all resources in order to find the relevant and good news is very time-consuming. However, this is the best law app that gives legal news, comments and careers advice.
With the arrival of Dictamus, there is no need of tapes and computers as it takes the headache of writing in lectures by turning your mobile into dictaphone. There are some amazing features of the app, which includes instant dictation control, precise voice activation, create bookmarks in dictations, move and delete sections in a dictation to name a few.
With this app, law students have the chance to access almost all UK, Scotland, Northern Ireland as well as Wales primary legislation. Also, acts of parliament can also be accessed. The best thing about the app is that it includes whole text of legislation available at legislation.gov.uk
All these are wonderful law apps, which should be used by every law student to ease their life.