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Vote for the sessions you’d like to see at CALIcon17

First, thanks to everyone from the legal education community who submitted sessions for CALIcon17, the 27th Annual CALI Conference for Law School Computing. After a flurry of submissions late last week we have 58 proposed sessions featuring 79 speakers. It’s going to be a great conference. We’re going to be reviewing the proposals over the next few weeks and speakers will be notified by May 3rd if their session(s) are accepted.

The Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction Announces Two New Board Members

(Chicago, IL – January 5, 2017) At its Annual Members Meeting on

January 5, 2017, Jill Smith, Instructional Technology Librarian at Georgetown Law and

Michael Robak, Associate Law Library Director and Chief Technology Officer at

The University of Missouri-Kansas City were appointed to the Center for

Computer- Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI) Board of Directors to fill the

vacancies by outgoing Board Members Professor William Henderson from

CALIcon16 Keynote Speakers are Announced!

Hugh McGuire, founder of Pressbook, an online book publishing platform and Michael Feldstein, a Partner at MindWires Consulting, a consulting firm helping schools, educational companies, and policy-makers navigate the new world of digital education will be the keynote speakers at the 26th Annual CALIcon Conference. They will address this year’s theme “Year of Learning Dangerously” and share their eperience and expertise on a range of topics facing the publication industry.

About Hugh McGuire

37 Free Ways to Use Tech in Your Law School Course

I often run across interesting ways that faculty can and do use technology in their courses – law faculty and others – and I decided to collect them all in one place for the benefit of law faculty seeking interesting ideas.  Some ideas are more substantive than others, and they all require some small effort to implement, but I hope you find something useful in the list.