Author Archives: John Mayer

About John Mayer

Executive Director of the Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI). Follow me on Twitter @johnpmayer. Contact me via email at jmayer@cali.org. Call me at 312-906-5307.

8 Reasons You Should Assign CALI Lessons to Your Students

8 Reasons You Should Assign CALI Lessons to Your Students   If you teach in a US law school, you should be looking at CALI Lessons and assigning them to your students. -1- CALI Lessons are another way to learn … Continue reading

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The Race to the Bottom and How it Might Help Access to Justice

I just ran across another legal tech startup that is going to automate a common legal problem space and sell access to their web-based questionnaire for $29.95 or some such. It’s potentially a huge market because millions of people must … Continue reading

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Legal Self Help Should Swipe Right on Google

Recently the inimitable Roger Smith wrote a pair of articles referencing conversations we had during the LSC Innovations in Technology Conference that was held in New Orleans in January of 2018. I apologize for the frank, but malapropos expression “sleeping … Continue reading

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2017 CALI Summer Intern – Law Student Opportunity

CALI Seeking Summer Intern(s) tl;dr Pay is $15/hour 1L, 2L, 3L Ends 9/1/17 or when your summer ends Work from home or from the CALI Chicago offices in West Loop 10-30 hours per week Legal research, technology, access to justice, … Continue reading

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A2J Author: Experiential Learning, Access to Justice & Technology Enabled Law Practice

I gave a short (35 minutes) presentation as part of the AALS Clinical Law Section – Technology Committee Webinar Series today.  The video is embedded above. The slides are here…  The first slide is a link back to the video. … Continue reading

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CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR CALI BOARD OF DIRECTORS

    Deadline: Friday, November 11, 2016 (7pm CST). Email John Mayer (jmayer@cali.org) to submit nominations. Click here for the current CALI Board of Directors. The Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI) is seeking nominations of qualified and enthusiastic individuals to fill … Continue reading

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Trouble Logging in to CALI Website Yesterday/Sunday? All fixed now … and sorry about that.

If you ever experience problems with the CALI website or any CALI services, email webmaster@cali.org. If you had problems logging in to the CALI website starting Sunday, August 21, 2016 in the morning until about 8pm EST, it was a … Continue reading

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A Coloring Book for Legal Education? Seriously? … YES!

This summer, CALI published what we believe to be the first Coloring Book for Legal Education in the eLangdell Press – “What Color is Your C.F.R.?” by Elizabeth Gotauco, Nicole Dyszlewski and Raquel M. Ortiz. It can be downloaded as … Continue reading

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Legal Checklists, Classrooms, Workflows and Legal Education

Statewide Legal Services of Connecticut and CALI have created a new website where lawyers (especially legal aid attorneys), law students and law faculty can create checklists that contain steps in a legal process and links or content that deals with … Continue reading

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37 Free Ways to Use Tech in Your Law School Course

I often run across interesting ways that faculty can and do use technology in their courses – law faculty and others – and I decided to collect them all in one place for the benefit of law faculty seeking interesting … Continue reading

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