CALI stands for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction. CALI.org is a non-profit consortium of law schools – of which UC Law is a member – that develops and distributes legal education lessons to the consortium members.
You will need to set up a password to use CALI online. Go to http://www.cali.org and look at the information box on the right side of the screen. Click on “Not a registered user yet?” You will be asked to enter UC Law’s authorization code. You can get this code from any reference librarian. Once you have entered the authorization code, you can set up your password. Here is a link to the CALI FAQs: http://www.cali.org/faq/15694.
There are over 410 CALI lessons dealing with First Year topics. You can browse descriptions of them at http://www.cali.org/category/1l-first-year-lesson-topics.
There are over 600 CALI Lessons dealing with upper level topics. You can browse descriptions of them at http://www.cali.org/category/2l-3l-upper-level-lesson-topics.
CALI publishes a selected number of free e-books. Of particular note are the casebooks and the Federal Rules. The e-books are available at http://www.cali.org/the-elangdell-bookstore. You can even create your own casebook. See http://www.cali.org/elangdell/about for more information on the e-book program.
Creating CALI LessonLINKs Video Tutorial (2:59 min.)
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