Westlaw

Westlaw

By Thomson Reuters

  • Category: Reference
  • Release Date: 2010-08-26
  • Current Version: 6.0.1
  • Adult Rating: 12+
  • File Size: 45.32 MB
  • Developer: Thomson Reuters
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 10.0 or later.
Score: 3.5
3.5
From 574 Ratings

Description

Tap into the world’s most preferred legal research service wherever you go! The Westlaw app – available for iPad and iPhone – is the most awarded legal research app as voted by industry professionals and recognized by The National Law Journal, New York Law Journal, the Best of the Midwest, and more. With the Westlaw mobile app, you can extend the power and collaboration capabilities of Westlaw so research begun in one place can be continued on your mobile device – anytime, anywhere. “The Westlaw app is very well-designed and easy to use, making it simple to get legal research done when you are in court or otherwise out of the office. In fact, the app is so nice that I will often use it even when I am in my office, doing my legal research on the iPad while my brief is open on my computer.” – Jeff Richardson, iPhone J.D. in ABA Journal Access the same research features you rely on such as WestSearch, KeyCite, Search Filters, Folders, History, Notes, and Highlighting, which have all been redesigned for the iPad and iPhone. In addition to core research functionality, the Westlaw app offers the ability to save documents while online and offline to research folders, and deliver documents via email, print, or download. Please note that a Thomson Reuters Westlaw account is required to access this app.

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Reviews

  • Good for paralegal student

    4
    By Happygrl123
    I’m only new to law, I’m a paralegal student. The app has been of great help when brainstorming when I’m out and about, with an assignment on my mind, and unable to access my computer. However, one feature that’d be nice to have at hand would be the ability to narrow down searches in cited cases to statutes and such, such as “word/term search” and “reported or unreported”; the app seems a little cramped to add something like that, but perhaps on the left there could be a tab that one could click that’d open up upon the screen with those search elements, then one could hit “search” on the bottom and it’d narrow it down. Just a suggestion, but I must say this app gets it done in a pinch. Thank you
  • Could Use Notations

    3
    By artfooldodger
    My biggest complaint is that the app does not support notations—so if you are doing research on your phone you cannot add notes or highlight text. Would love to see this resolved in the future.
  • Westlaw app..

    1
    By I Durley
    This app. Inconveniently arranged. It did not work properly for me. Allowed me no research. Or any info. Whatsoever. After attempting to explore and compare different Histories nothing worked when pressed. Giving this app one star is generous.
  • Low tech, hard to navigate

    1
    By Forgetitmyfriends
    Great idea but poorly executed. This app is so low-tech and clunky it will have you run back to your browser. Why can’t Westlaw create a fully integrated app with all the same functions and ease of navigation as the desktop version?
  • No iPad Pro Support

    1
    By Justin3546
    It appears that they have given up on the development of this app and the website. Not sure what happened.
  • Can’t freaking scroll case results!!!

    1
    By TJ__
    I only want to look at cases, but when I select the cases from my search results, it stops letting me scroll. Completely useless for research if your top result isn’t what you’re looking for.
  • What happened?

    3
    By Jkh1987
    This app was usable when I needed to quickly reference something. It hasn’t been great for research at any point, but at least it was readable. Now, after the latest round of updates following iOS 11.1.1, the graphics and text are all way to big. Either this app doesn’t support dynamic text, or the developers adapted it for iPhone X, and didn’t care about the users with other versions of iPhones. Please fix this. Your app looks terrible. *UPDATE* The graphics issue was resolved in a recent update. Thank you.
  • What gives?

    1
    By steven.c.moeller
    Until the most recent update, my only complaint about the app was that I could not add highlighting or notes to cases in the app. Not a big problem. For all other purposes, it was excellent. But with the recent update, the text is unreadably, comically, preposterously large. It’s *almost unusable*. What gives?
  • Magnificent

    5
    By Lance - DE Law School
    Honestly, the first product that I can call utterly perfect. Thank you.
  • Awful

    1
    By Dragonlawyer.
    Couldn’t perform searches or download documents. Worthless.

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