Category Archives: CALI Spotlight

Posts by CALI staffers. Thoughts, opinions, and ideas about technology and innovation in legal education.

Tips for Bar Exam Basics: Discussions in Law School Success

This podcast provides critical information that you should consider before you begin to study for the bar exam. There is a lot to think about even before you start your bar review, whether that’s meeting deadlines or preparing for hurdles. … Continue reading

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New CALI Podcast – Managing Pandemic Stress in Law School: Discussions in Law School Success

In this podcast, four Academic Support professionals provide strategies for dealing with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic while in law school. The pandemic introduced even greater uncertainty into an already stressful environment. This podcast provides tools to succeed at … Continue reading

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Tips on Passing the Bar Exam

Introducing an audiobook of the CALI eLangdell® book, Passing the Bar: A Quick Reference Guide For Today’s Law Student (1st Edition), by Allie Robbins, Former Director of Academic Skills, CUNY School of Law. The brand new resource is FREE to download. The audiobook covers topics such … Continue reading

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Four Steps to Help with Course Selection in Law School

Course selection plays a critical role in your success at law school. If you choose poorly, it can hurt your law school experience, your GPA, and your future career options. In this lesson, we provide you with a four-step process … Continue reading

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New CALI Lesson Available – Advanced Exam Writing – Using Cases on Final Exams

Classroom discussion focuses heavily on cases. However, end of semester final exams don’t normally reference cases. Many students don’t know how cases operate on final exams. This lesson helps students understand where cases fit in a final exam answer and … Continue reading

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Teaching US Federal Income Taxation Law? Check out this OER casebook

   Creative Commons licensed. Peer-reviewed. 100% Free. DESCRIPTION This is the ninth version of this textbook, updated through December 2021 for use beginning January 2022. In addition to incorporating new law and all inflation adjustments, this edition incorporates new charts pertaining to … Continue reading

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Law School Lingo: How to Navigate A Brand New Vocabulary

If you are just starting law school, or thinking about doing so soon, it can often feel like you need to learn a foreign language. Not to mention all the abbreviations, odd acronyms, and more! This lesson is designed to … Continue reading

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Teaching Bankruptcy Law? Check out the new 4th Edition casebook entitled “Bankruptcy Law & Practice” by Prof. Germain.

Creative Commons licensed. Peer-reviewed. 100% Free.  DESCRIPTION This is the fourth edition of Bankruptcy Law and Practice, a Casebook Designed to Train Lawyers for the Practice of Bankruptcy Law. It is designed for a one-semester course in debtor/creditor law and bankruptcy. The … Continue reading

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The Center of Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI) announces the appointment of five new board members.

At its Annual Membership Meeting on Wednesday, January 19, 2022, the Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI) Board of Directors appointed five (5) new members to fill the vacancy of outgoing Board Member Professor Debra Cohen from UDC David A. Clarke … Continue reading

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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 the law CALI Lessons are another way to learn the law. … Continue reading

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