Category Archives: Technology of the Week

Technology of the Week- Law in a Flash

The app is FREE and provides flash cards for reviewing legal topics point by point:

  • Read the questions or hypothetical situations on the front of each card, and then tap the screen to flip the card over.
  • Enter personal study notes for each card via the touch screen keyboard.
  • Bookmark and save cards requiring further review using the “Study Set” feature.
  • Apply the law to hypothetical examples

Top In-App Purchases:

  • Law in a Flash: Evidence $19.99
  • Law in a Flash: Corporations $19.99
  • Law in a Flash: Criminal Procedure $19.99
  • Law in a Flash: Wills and Trusts $19.99
  • Law in a Flash: Professional Responsibility $19.99
  • Law in a Flash: Future Interests $19.99

AVAILABLE ON: iPad, iPhone, and Android

Technology of the Week: BarMax MPRE & MPRE Flashcards

BarMax MPRE

The app is Free and gives students the capability of studying for the MPRE exam in the following ways:

  • Practice real MPRE questions
  • Listen to audio lectures
  • Review flashcards
  • Outlines available in PDF format
  • 174 actual practice MPRE questions from previous exams
  • Lifetime access to the app and course materials

AVAILABLE ON: iPhone & iPad

MPRE Flashcards

The app is FREE andallows students to study for the MPRE through the following ways:

  • MPRE preparation with fun games including matching, memorization and quiz.
  • Powered by superflashcard with a built-in spaced repetition scheme
  • The app will also help you memorize MPRE flashcards more efficiently

AVAILABLE ON: Android Devices

Technology of the Week- Class Buddy Student Planner & iStudiez Pro

Class Buddy- Student Planner- AVAILABLE ON ANDROID

The app is $1.99 and allows students to organize and plan their courses and semesters through the following ways:

  • Organize
  • Terms and semesters
  • Courses
  • Events such as class meetings, assignment, exam, quiz, etc…
  • Scores/  Grade and GPA
  • Import and Export
  • Import events from CSV file
  • Import events from Google Docs
  • Export events to SD card (TXT,CSV)
  • Export events to email/text
  • Export events to Google Docs
  • Auto-Sync to Google calendar

iStudiez Pro- AVAILABLE ON iPhone, iPad

The app is $2.99 and allows students to organize and plan their courses and semesters through the following ways:

  • Organize your Schedule
  • Unique built-in planner lets you input and easy manage all types of schedules including
  • Enter most common course details, but also add instructors with all related information
  • Color labels are available for your convenience to mark each particular course
  • Follow-up on your Homework
  • Organize your assignments by date, by course or by priority, or sort them into pending and completed.
  • Track your Data
  • GPA Calculator
  • Receive notifications of assignments due
  • You’ll see list of events and assignments including all details such as event type, location, time left, class instructor, number of tasks pending and what’s next on schedule

Technology of the Week- iTalk & Easy Voice Recorder

**PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU HAVE TO HAVE YOUR PROFESSOR’S PERMISSION TO RECORD A CLASS**

iTalk Recorder

Available on: iPhone, iPad

The app is FREE-  “Whether you’re recording minutes of a meeting, or a lecture, iTalk Recorder puts the sound quality you need in the palm of your hand.”

Features:

Append to existing recordings

High-quality handheld recording

Easy, convenient user interface and controls

Email your recordings directly from iTalk

Supports iTunes File Sharing

Auto-noise cancellation (on iPhone 4)

Built-in search function to locate recordings by title

User-selectable Good, Better, Best sound quality (11.025, 22.05, or 44.10 kHz sample rates)

 

Easy Voice Recorder

Available on: Android Market

The app is FREE and allows you to “record meetings, lectures, and personal notes, without time limits!”

Core Features:

Record to MP4 files using AAC (on Gingerbread and higher), 3GP files using AMR, and WAVE files for lossless recording.

You can record in the background and control the recorder using a widget, while you do other things

It’s incredibly easy to share and manage your recordings

Everything is accessible via your device’s external storage

No time limits

 

PRO Features (Cost $3.99):

Continue an existing wave recording

Support for folders

Boost volume and reduce noise with the gain and noise gate features

Switch to the camcorder microphone for louder and clearer recordings

Control the recorder from anywhere using the status bar

Recordings can also be pinned to the status bar.

 

**PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU HAVE TO HAVE YOUR PROFESSOR’S PERMISSION TO RECORD A CLASS**

Technology of the Week- Lexis Q&A Series

Available on: iPhone, iPad, and Android

The app is FREE and allows students to test their skills with multiple choice and essay questions for a specific subject matter covered in the law school curriculum:

  • Review questions, make educated guesses and receive detailed analysis all with a click of a few buttons.
  • Anticipate questions professors might ask in class and prepare well-reasoned answers to them
  • Preview the first ten questions of any title before deciding to purchase more questions for that title (each title is $14.99)
  • The Q&A Series app includes 27 subject areas including:
    • Evidence
    • Torts
    • Contracts
    • Bankruptcy
    • First Amendment Law
    • Administrative Law
    • Federal Estate & Gift Taxation
    • Criminal Law
    • Constitutional Law
    • Property
    • Professional Responsibility
    • Business Associations
    • Criminal Procedure

Technology of the Week- BarMax MPRE & MPRE Flashcards

BarMax MPRE

Available on: iPhone & iPad

The app is Free and gives students the capability of studying for the MPRE exam in the following ways:

  •  Practice real MPRE questions
  •  Listen to audio lectures
  •  Review flashcards
  •  Outlines available in PDF format
  •  174 actual practice MPRE questions from previous exams

 

MPRE Flashcards

Available on: Android Market

The app is FREE and allows students to study for the MPRE through the following ways:

  • MPRE preparation with fun games including matching, memorization and quiz.
  • Powered by superflashcard with a built-in spaced repetition scheme
  • The app will also help you memorize MPRE flashcards more efficiently

 

 

Technology of the Week- dLaw & Lawstack

dLaw- AVAILABLE ON ANDROID MARKET

The app is FREE and provides access to:

Federal Rules of:

  • Civil Procedure
  • Evidence
  • Appellate Procedure
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Bankruptcy Procedure
  • U.S. Constitution (free as separate addon)

Features Include:

  • RSS Section for legal news/blogs
  • Keyword searching
  • Limit searching to specific chapters/titles
  • Bookmark and include your
  • Your own notes
  • Share content

LawStack- AVAILABLE ON iPHONE, iPAD

The app is FREE and is a “legal app in your pocket” and provides access to:

  • U.S. Constitution Terms
  •  Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Terms
  • Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure Terms
  • Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure Terms
  • Federal Rules of Evidence Terms
  • Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure

 

 

 

Technology of the Week- LawBox

The app is FREE and features the fastest full text legal search engine on any mobile device.

  • A built-in library allows users to download additional state and federal codes as they need them.
  • Following code packages are available as free downloads
    • Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure
    • Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure
    • Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
    • Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure
    • Federal Rules of Evidence
    • 28 U.S.C. – Judiciary and Judicial Procedure
    • United States Constitution
  • Hundreds of additional 2012 codes are already available for purchase

Technology of the Week- Florida Statutes (FL Law and Codes) Application

This week check out: “Florida Statutes” for iPhone, iPads, and Android

The app is FREE and is a bookshelf in your pocket

Description

Florida Statutes is the statutory law of the state of Florida for Androids, iPhone, and iPads. It consists of all 48 Titles of the law that have been codified into the Florida Law. Titles include Courts, Crime, Education, Commercial Code, Corporations, Health and Safety and Morals, Liquor, Public Welfare, Motor Vehicles,and so on. It is an entire bookshelf of law in your pocket.

The application is suitable for anyone in Florida working in law enforcement, or for lawyers or law students intending to practice law in Florida.

Features

  • Keyword and citation searchable across the entire law or just in individual tiles or chapters.
  • Settable font size.
  • Complete coverage of all 23,000 sections comprising Florida Law.
  • App Settings to disable the Titles you aren’t interested in, saving memory and increasing speed.
  • Bookmarks.
  • Hand-writing recognition (with PhatPad in-app purchase) – translates handwritten notes into typed text.
  • 33,000 word index