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What are the benefits of CALI membership?

Faculty, students, staff and employees of CALI member organizations enjoy exclusive access to the following tools:

  • CALI Lessons - CALI lessons are interactive tutorials written by law professors at  CALI member schools.  They can be used for studying purposes or formative assessment.  Faculty are able to edit lessons to suit their needs and, when using the Lesson Link feature, view students' answers and performance.  We allow unlimited use of CALI lessons by our members and every year we average about a million lesson runs.
  • CALI Author - CALI Author is the software that powers CALI Lessons.  CALI members have the ability to use this software for any non-commercial purpose.  Examples include: training student library workers, HR orientation, or local jurisdiction lessons.
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Awards® - The CALI Excellence for the Future Award is given to the top scoring student in each course at a law school.  Law schools with multiple sections of the same course can choose to award just one CALI Award or one for each section.  CALI Award winners are given a paper certificate as well as a virtual one that they can post on social media and other web presences.  They are also invited to join the CALI Award Winners group on LinkedIn.  All of these are provided free of charge to the student and the school.
  • Classcaster® - Classcaster is CALI's blogging, podcasting and website creation tool.  It can be used as a course website, a scholarship repository or a personal website.  Really, the possibilities are limitless.  You can even post a podcast with just a phone call!
  • A2J Author® - This legal practice software was developed in partnership with the Chicago-Kent Center for Access to Justice and Technology.  It creates guided interviews that can be used for legal form automation, client intake or e-filing.   It's currently used by legal aid organizations, law school clinics and courts across the country.  Members may use it for any non-commercial use.
  • Authoring Opportunities - CALI only accepts authoring proposals for CALI Lessons and eLangdell Press books to faculty at CALI member schools.  Not only will you get a publication credit, but CALI provides monetary stipends to authors.


  • Discounted registration to CALI's Conference for Law School Computing, the only conference that brings together law professors, IT professions, law librarians and others in the legal technology world.

Become a CALI Member
If you would like to access CALI Lessons for you, your students and your staff, your organization needs a CALI membership. Follow the links for membership forms:

Membership dues for these organizations are completely free:


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