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BNA Books Announces NEW Mobile Applications for The Law Officer’s Pocket Manual, 2010 Edition and BNA’s Directory of State and Federal Courts, Judges, and Clerks, 2011 Edition

June 28, 2011

ARLINGTON, Va., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — BNA Books, a division of specialized news and information publisher BNA, today announced the first-ever release of new mobile applications for The Law Officer’s Pocket Manual, 2011 Edition and BNA’s Directory of State and Federal Courts, Judges, and Clerks, 2011 Edition. The mobile applications for these reference guides complement the printed versions and provide additional features that practitioners will find indispensible in the field.

The mobile application for The Law Officer’s Pocket Manual, 2011 Edition serves as an on-the-scene version of the guide, which provides legal guidance based on the most recent Supreme Court decisions. The new mobile application makes it possible for officers to access this valuable information instantly from their iPhone®, iPad®, or BlackBerry®. Defensible police practices are presented, with more than 100 practical examples drawn from leading cases. Basic rules of procedure are highlighted in red for quick reference, and examples showing how the rules are applied are provided throughout. This application can be downloaded from the iTunes® App Store onto an Apple iPhone® or iPad® and from BlackBerry App World(TM) onto a BlackBerry® device.

The mobile application for BNA’s Directory of State and Federal Courts, Judges, and Clerks, 2011 Edition enhances the features of the printed version of this Directory and makes the 767-page reference easier to use by fitting right into your pocket. The Directory contains listings for 2,133 state courts, 216 federal courts, 16,025 judges, and 5,319 clerks and court administrators in the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. territories. The mobile application makes it easier for practitioners to find courthouses by providing links to maps and to contact judges, clerks, and administrators by providing email addresses and phone numbers. Other mobile features offered include links to court websites and the ability to “favorite” specific officials. The mobile application is the first of its kind, and the Directory is the only available directory that contains information for all 50 states, D.C., and U.S. territories. This application is available for download in the iTunes® App Store.

BNA is a leading private publisher of news and information products for professionals in law and business. In addition to The Law Officer’s Pocket Manual and BNA’s Directory of State and Federal Courts, Judges, and Clerks, BNA Books publishes Supreme Court Practice; Federal Appellate Practice; and many other titles in legal specialties. For a free BNA Books catalog, call 1-800-960-1220 or send an e-mail request to books@bna.com.

The mobile application for The Law Officer’s Pocket Manual, 2010 Edition is priced at $9.99 per download and may be purchased from the iTunes® App store or from BlackBerry App World(TM). The mobile application for BNA’s Directory of State and Federal Courts, Judges, and Clerks, 2011 Edition is available in the iTunes® App store for $9.99 per download. The BNA Books website, including an online catalog, can be found at bna.com/bnabooks. Please note that any available discounts cannot be combined.

Editors: Review copy available upon request.

Please e-mail Matt Greene at mgreene@bna.com, or call 703-341-5767.

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