CALI (The Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction)

CALI for Students

CALI has over 850 interactive web tutorials in many subject areas.  The lessons written and edited by law school professors and librarians and are free to member schools (including WU Law ).

First Year Subjects Second and Third Year Subjects
Civil Procedure Administrative Law Family Law Tax Law
Constitutional Law Arbitration Federal Courts Trademarks
Contracts Business Associations Intellectual Property Trial Advocacy
Criminal Law Commercial Transactions International Law Wills & Trusts
Games Copyright Labor Law  
Legal Concepts & Skills Corporations Professional Responsibility  
Legal Research Criminal Procedure Real Estate  
Legal Writing Employment Discrimination Remedies  
Property Law Environmental Law Sales  
Torts Evidence Securities  


Accessing Lessons

Most students access CALI lessons online by registering and creating an account. You can also access lessons offline using the CALI DVD.

CALI Online:: Go to and create an account using our Student Authorization Code. That Authorization code is provided in your 1L Orientation materials. It is also available at the Circulation Desk; from any Reference Librarian; or by emailing the Electronic Resources Librarian.

CALI DVD: New DVD's are available each year. First year students will find a copy in their Orientation Materials. All other students may request a copy from the Circulation Desk or the Electronic Resources Librarian.

CALI Resources for Faculty

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Faculty Authorization Code: Please ask the Electronic Resources Librarian.

CALI Lessons  are described above.

CALI Author and AutoPublish : lets you edit lessons, or even create your own originals. 

LessonLink  creates a unique URL that tracks your students’ lesson usage, down to individual answers to questions. 

eLangdell ® is CALI's electronic casebook press. Adopt eLangdell casebooks for free under a Creative Commons license. 

Classcaster ® is a course blogging system that provides another way to interact with students.

MediaNotes  is software that lets you give feedback through tagging and commenting on videos. 

InstaPoll  is a virtual clicker: a web-based application that lets you instantly poll students in the classroom using nothing more than the laptop they already have. 

Legal Education Commons (LEC) is a community collection of legal education materials that you can incorporate into your teaching.

CALI Conference for Law School Computing ® is where law school IT professionals, librarians, and faculty meet to discuss ideas and innovations and technology. We host the CALI Conference annually at a member law school. Faculty at member schools can attend at a discount