Category Archives: CALI Tools

Just in time for teaching Torts & Regulation in the spring term!

Help Build the Foundation for Law School Success! CALI has released a new two-volume casebook edition for 1L classrooms that is under a Creative Commons license and FREE to download with most mobile devices and tablets. Description: Torts and Regulation: … Continue reading

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New CALI Lesson: Tips on How to Talk to Your Professors

In this lesson, we will discuss best practices to follow when deciding whether to approach a professor with a question. Also, we will cover some valuable tips that will help you get the most out of your meeting. The goal … Continue reading

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Podcast: Using Tech to Advance Legal Education and Access to Justice

              For 28 years, John Mayer has been executive director of the Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction, or CALI, a non-profit consortium of some 200 law schools that describes itself as “the innovative force pushing legal education … Continue reading

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New CALI Podcast – First-Generation Student Experiences: Discussions in Law School Success

              In this podcast, Melissa Hale, academic support professional and fellow first-generation student, speaks with two of her students about what it’s like to be a first-generation student in law school. Learning Outcomes On … Continue reading

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Podcast: The Night Before Your Exam… Discussions in Law School Success

This podcast includes tips students can use the night before their exam and the day of the exam to be better prepared. Learning Outcomes On completion of the podcast, the student will be able to: 1. List three tips to help prepare … Continue reading

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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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