Category Archives: Lessons

Why Going to Law School is like a Health Club Subscription

I joined a new gym recently. They had a deal where if I go to the gym 36 times in the first 90 days, I get my initiation fee back as a gift certificate to their clothing store/snack shop (protein … Continue reading

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Revised Lessons and my Vanishing “L”

I recently learned a new phrase “noisy learners”* to describe successful online learners. The same day, I noticed that the lettering for the “L” key on my laptop was wearing away. On the surface these appear to be unrelated events; … Continue reading

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Drone Law

Drones – unmanned aerial vehicles – are in the news more and more. Have you ever wondered about the law that regulates them? CALI can help you out! Yes, CALI has a lesson on the new area of Drone Law.  … Continue reading

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CALI Lessons = Assessment

Are CALI Lessons as useful to Faculty as they are students?  You bet your sweet assessment they are! CALI Lessons have a reputation as being “just a study aid” for law students.  While that is indeed a function that they … Continue reading

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Mid-Semester Blues….

We’re just about at the half-way point for the Fall Semester, which for law students means it’s time to get serious about understanding and organizing class materials and notes.  Remember – no matter how smart you are, you’re not going … Continue reading

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It’s Never Too Early in the Semester to Start Taking CALI Lessons

If you haven’t been warned yet, law school exams are not like undergraduate exams. If you were able to get by with cramming the night (or even week) before finals, unfortunately that’s not going to work now.  Even if it … Continue reading

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What the Heck is CALI???

Greetings to new and returning law students and faculty!  I know this month is filled with new, exciting (and maybe even scary) changes.  It’s also filled with INFORMATION OVERLOAD.  In case you missed it, hopefully in your orientation materials there … Continue reading

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CALI Lesson Teaching Guides

Faculty members logging into CALI this week will see a new box on the upper left hand side of each lesson page.   (It’s also visible here, on the upper left hand side of this blog post.)   As you can see, … Continue reading

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Where are the ALWD Lessons?

A very popular resource on the CALI.org website has been the four lessons that decipher and explain the Association of Legal Writing Directors (ALWD) Guide to Legal Citation.  They were assigned by all sorts of courses, from basic legal research … Continue reading

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It’s 2am..Do You Know Where Your CALI Authorization Code Is?

It’s the moooooooost wonderful tiiiiiiiiiiiime of the yeeeeeeeeear! Yes, law school finals time!  Well, it’s wonderful for us at CALI®, maybe not so much for law students taking the exams and the law professors that will have to grade them … Continue reading

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