Manupatra Information Solutions, an online legal research publisher, has launched Manupatra mobile applications on iPad, iPhone and Blackberry.
This application is a legal research resource which gives instant access to the entire set of Indian Case laws (since 1844) and Acts and allows intelligent searching of the comprehensive library.
With this, users can have access to the most comprehensive collection of legal information on their fingertips while commuting, in court (during argument to check opponent’s case) or working at an off-site client meeting.
Deepak Kapoor, chief executive officer, founder and director, Manupatra Information Solutions, said, “The application will connect our customers to the comprehensive database of case law and legislation which they require for their daily practice. In addition to this, the application aims to make their search more precise, less tedious and instant.”
He further added, “This tool will go a long way towards empowering the common man, ensuring better access to the courts judgments by the general public and a more robust public participation. The application will give the common man the power to get references anywhere and anytime, assisting them to search information regarding the Indian laws and their interpretations instantly. “
In addition, this application empowers the lawyers, law students, and company secretaries with in-depth legislative, regulatory and procedural information critical for decision making.
This application aims to bring knowledge of law to the Indian society and make common law more commonly accessible.
The application allows free text (Boolean Search) search, including proximity, synonym, stemming, and wildcard. You can search for citation, bare acts, over 1500 central and state acts.
The Manupatra application is available for free on iTunes and Blackberry Store for a limited period. Alternately, users can visit www.manupatra.com to access links to download the Apps. The online version of the application costs approximately Rs 10,000.
The users will require separate registration for the unique user ID and password on mobile devices. Current user of Manupatra online will need to register through iPad/iPhone or Blackberry since Manupatra ID and password will not work on these devices.