CALI: Computer-Assisted Legal Education

CALI: Computer Assisted Legal Education

What is CALI?

CALI stands for Computer Assisted Legal Education. Rutgers Law-Newark is a participating institution in the Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction, a group of not-for-profit law schools that has developed Internet-based lessons and tutorials for law students. CALI lessons are available to students for free. CALI's website is

New Cali Service

CALI has started a new service called CALI Radio. This contains lectures and supplemental discussions contributed by law professors delivered to students as a podcast. If need more information on subscribing to podcasts start here.

What can you do with it?

Preparing for finals and looking for some additional study resources? CALI lessons cover over two dozen legal subject areas including all of the ABA required courses. CALI lessons are prepared and reviewed for quality by law school faculty.

How do I use it?

Using CALI is easy, the ability to navigate forms on the web is the only technical skill required. To access the material you must do two things:

  1. Register at the CALI Website at To register, you'll need a valid email address and the law school's authorization code. To obtain the authorization code please come with your student ID to the library reference desk (or the circulation desk if reference is closed). Once you register you'll receive a confirmation email with information on how to access your new account.
  2. Once you've registered just login and locate the lesson you need. You'll be able to stop and start lessons at your leisure.

If you have any difficulty accessing or using CALI please contact the Library staff and we will assist you.