12 Digital tools for legal work, teaching and learning

Since in my everyday life as a lawyer and lecturer I am practically only digitally on the move, I now also use numerous digital aids, the access to which I provide here. Like digilaw.ch in general, the chapter is continuously updated.


In times of “big data”, software is also needed to help you bundle or even compress them. A ZIP program is indispensable for this. The ZIP file format (zipper) is a format for lossless compressed files, which on the one hand reduces the space required for archiving and on the other hand functions as a container file, in which several files belonging together or even entire directory trees can be combined. The file extension for zip-archived files is “.zip” (de.wikipedia.org/wiki/ZIP file format). I myself use the best known software for this, WinZip, which can be downloaded from the following link: www.winzip.com/win/de. But there are also free Zip programs, such as 7-Zip: http://www.chip.de/downloads/7-Zip-32-Bit_13004776.html.