Mobile Legal Apps


There are a number of law related applications available for mobile devices. Some mobile applications are produced by the major legal publishers, others are produced by publisers with little experience in legal publishing.

The quality of these resources may differ widely.

AUSTLII

Provides Mobile friendly version of Austlii, with all content resized for the iPhone, iPad, iTouch and Android devices. More Information

Jurisdiction: Australia

Cost: Free

iOS link Android link

Black's Law Dictionary

Dictionary for US law, contains more than 45 000 terms - 9th edition (latest edition)

iOS link

Jurisdiction: US 

Cost: $54.99 $US

CCH Australia - Tax Rates Calculator

Income tax calculator for Australian residents - allows for calculation of estimated income tax. More Information

iOS link

Jurisdiction: Australia 

Cost: Free

Consumer Law Converter - Thomson Reuters Australia 

App that converts old Trade Practices Act Sections to the new Competition and Consumer Act, and vice versa. More Information

iOS Link

Jurisdiction: Australia

Cost: Free

Factiva for Ipad

Reconfigures Factiva article searching for the IPad. This is available only to existing Factiva.com users. 

iOS Link

Jurisdiction: International 

Cost: You will need a personal full licence to use this app.

Fastcase

Online database providing US legislation and cases. Searches on the Fastcase database may be performed using citations, phrases or keywords. It features advanced options for searching including boolean operators and proximity connectors. 

iOS link

Jurisdiction: US

Cost: Free

LawSauce

LawSauce is an e-resource locator developed to quickly locate the right web resource for the following legal tasks. LawSauce includes over 7,000 records covering case law, law related and legislative sources for many jurisdictions, and it provides structured searchability and access to legal e-resources on the internet. More information

iOS link Android link

Jurisdiction: Australia and International

Cost: $4.99

International legal news, links to full text articles. 

iOS link

Jurisdiction: International

Cost: $2.49 USD

Lexis Nexis Butterworths Concise Australian Legal Dictionary (3rd Edition)

Australian Legal Dictionary with more than 7,600 legal words and phrases. More Information

iOS Link

Jurisdiction: Australia

Cost: $19.99

Social Science Research Network

This service is an excellent resource for scholarly research in a number of disciplines, including law. With this SSRN application, users may search the database, which includes 260,000 research papers, as well as email or view papers retrieved in results. 

iOS Link

Jurisdiction: International

Cost: Free

Wathen Legal News

This app provides you with current articles about many controversial legal stories. The articles are selected from the top news sources and are by international lawyers

Android link

Jurisdiction: US

Cost: Free

DroidLaw US law

DroidLaw online access to US Federal Rules, including appellate, civil, criminal and evidence procedures. More information

Android link

Jurisdiction: US

Cost: Free