CALI exercises are interactive teaching programs written by law faculty to augment traditional law school instruction. There are over 1,000 interactive, computer-based lessons covering 40 law school subject areas. The format of the exercises varies according to the authors` objectives. CALI lessons for the following topics are available:

1L – First Year Lesson Topics
Employment Discrimination Property Law
2L-3L Upper Level Lesson Topics
Entertainment Law Real Estate Transactions
Administrative Law
Environmental Law
Animal Law
Arbitration Family Law
Business Associations
Federal Courts
Tax – Basic Federal Income Taxation
Civil Procedure
Tax – Corporate Taxation
Climate Change
Intellectual Property
Tax – Partnership Taxation
Commercial Transactions International Law Tax – S Corporation Taxation
Constitutional Law Labor Law Tax – Taxation of Business Entities
Contracts Legal Concepts and Skills Tax Law
Copyright Legal Research Torts
Corporations Legal Research by State Trademark
Criminal Law Legal Writing Trial Advocacy
Criminal Procedure Patent Law  Wills and Trusts
Cyberlaw Professional Responsibility

You can access CALI lessons by registering online with CALI, and downloading individual lessons.

Registration Instructions

To get the CALI authorization code, please contact the Reference Desk (email:; voice: 212.431.2332; Text: 917.300.1933).

Go to and click Create new account.

During the registration process, enter the authorization code where prompted. This is the only time you’ll need the authorization code.

Finish the registration process, creating your own CALI username and password in the process.


  1. Go to
  2. Enter email & password you created at registration
  3. Click on Login
  4. In the main window, select one of the CALI topics, or  use the search box at the top of the screen. and then choose a specific lesson
  5. Click on Run Lesson to start the tutorial.