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Law Schools Team Up with CALI to Harness Skills of Law Students, Develop Online Tools for Low-Income Litigants

Faculty developing course kits that will be offered to all 200+ CALI member schools

CHICAGO–December 27, 2012 – The Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI®) will announce at the annual meeting of the American Association of Law Schools in New Orleans on January 6, 2013 that they have reached agreements with faculty members from six law schools to develop course kits as part of the Access to Justice Clinical Course Project (A2J Clinic Project).

Hackthelaw: Piratebox meets Free Law

There are few “down” times in the CALIverse, but the Christmas through New Year holiday break is one of them. I use the time to do updates and upgrades and installs that would be disruptive at other times of the year. I also use the quiet stretches to try out new things. One of the new things I took a shot at this break is building a PirateBox.  A PirateBox is:

Coming to AALS? Join us for CALI’s annual member meeting.

If you’re attending the AALS Annual Meeting in New Orleans, join us Sunday morning for breakfast and a short presentation on CALI’s projects in interactive legal education, e-casebooks, and practicum-based learning.

Sunday, January 6, 2013, 7:15-8:30 a.m.
River Room, 2nd Floor Riverside Building
Hilton New Orleans Riverside

Congratulations John Mayer – College of Law Practice Management Fellow!

Here at CALI we don’t do things for glory or fame and we certainly don’t do it for the money.  We do what we do because we want to make legal education and educators better and to increase access to justice.  Still, it’s nice when one of our own gets recognized for being kind of awesome.

Call for Nominations – CALI Board of Directors

Deadline Sunday, November 11, 2012

The Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI) is seeking nominations of qualified and enthusiastic individuals to fill vacant positions on its Board of Directors. If you know of someone who would like to contribute to the research and development, strategic planning and governance of CALI, then consider nominating them for the CALI Board of Directors.

A2J Clinic Frequently Asked Questions

We’re very excited by the response we’ve gotten to the Request for Proposals for the new A2J Clinic Program.  Here are some answers to frequently asked questions we’ve received.  If you have any other questions, please don’t hestiate to contact CALI Excecutive Director John Mayer at jmayer @


Who owns the ‘Course Kits’?