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CALI Name that Case Tweet, #CALIntc

Think you can name a legal case based on a 140 character hint? CALI will give you a fabulous prize* if you can.

The game is simple: we'll tweet a hint (@CALILawSchool) about a legal case and you guess the case. If you're the first to respond with the right case cite, you win the fabulous prize*.

The only rules are:

Webinar on Friday: law professors on using CALI lessons in your course

Two of our favorite law professors will go over how to use CALI Lessons in your course in this week's webinar, including lesson integration with TWEN. Professors and staff at member schools are invited...

REGISTER NOW: CALI Lessons in Your Teaching, Nov 13, 3PM EDT

Presenters:

- Deb Cohen, Visiting Associate Professor & Interim Director of Academic Support, University of Baltimore School of Law

- Sally Wise, Director of the Law Library and Professor of Law, University of Miami School of Law

The Future of Legal Education Reading List

We at CALI have been thinking a lot about the future of legal education.

John Mayer, our Executive Director, compiled this fairly comprehensive collection of links to articles, books, blog posts and other materials that relate to how things are changing in legal education, law practice, and higher education.

We'd love to hear your thoughts on the Future of Legal Education and other suggested readings. Tweet us @CALILawSchool.

New Webinars: Lots of Guest Presenters & Interesting Topics

We're starting webinars again next week after a little break. We're excited to bring you some great content and guest presenters in the next few weeks -- as always on Fridays at 3 PM EDT. Click the links to reserve your spot:

Oct 23: Advanced Twitter (Twitter from a Law School Communications Director's Perspective Part II)
To effectively master Twitter, there is a lot you need to do beyond what we covered in our first Twitter webinar. Tonya Oaks Smith, Director of Communications at the UALR Bowen School of Law, will present on advanced Twitter topics as a follow-up to her popular August webinar.

Alternatives to Course Management Software Webinar

Sarah Glassmeyer, Reference Librarian at the University of Kentucky, will cover free alternatives to course management software such as wikis and blogs in this coming Friday's webinar.

Follow the link below to reserve your seat today if you have not already:

Friday, Sep 18, 3 EDT:
Free Alternatives to Course Management Software (Blogs and Wikis)

Access CALI Lessons For 6 Months After Graduation

Because of the tight job market, many CALI member schools have asked us if their recent grads can continue to access CALI Lessons to keep skills sharp.

We are happy to announce that CALI will, by default, extend CALI Lesson access for at least six months after students at member schools have graduated.

To access CALI Lessons, recent grads can simply login at www.cali.org using the same CALI account they used while in school.

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