Category Archives: eLangdell

Professor Created Course Materials Survey

As you may know, one of the projects we work on here at CALI is eLangdell Press, which creates and distributes open law school casebooks.  We do this because we believe educational materials should be Open – that is to … Continue reading

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How Law Schools Could Save Students $150 Million (updated)

There are over 140,000* law students in the 201 ABA accredited law schools in the US. According to the Public Interest Research Group (PIRG), higher education students spend an average of $1100 per year on books. Do the math and … Continue reading

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CALI Annual Report & Infographic (A Message from John)

The 2011-2012 school year was a landmark year at CALI. I am, of course, thinking of the fact that we were founded 30 years ago, but 2012 is significant in more ways than an anniversary that happens to end with … Continue reading

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Learn to Make Ebooks at CALIcon12

It’s getting easier to publish ebooks using freely available tools like Sigil and Calibre. What’s this have to do with your law school? Think open, ebook versions of your law reviews, journals, or custom course materials. All published in-house and … Continue reading

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CALI partnering with Chicago-Kent for pilot law school clinics program

We at CALI are very excited Chicago-Kent’s Cyber Clinics pilot project. “The goal of the project is to help establish cyber clinics as a permanent part of U.S. law school education,” Professor Staudt said. “Cyber clinics are law school courses … Continue reading

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Adopt free, open legal ed materials.

We’re asking legal educators to consider adopting free, open eLangdell books and supplements for their Summer or Fall classes. Consider the advantages of free, open education materials: Free for students or faculty to download, and cheap to print. Multiple formats … Continue reading

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A Book Is A Book And Other Thoughts On Our Webby Future

In February I wrote that every book is a website and we need to embrace the webiness of books. This led to some good discussion about the nature of books generally and casebooks in particular and about the nature of … Continue reading

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More to eLangdell than the “e:” How Legal Educators Can Use & Adopt Our Books.

So tell the truth. Some of you looked briefly at eLangdell and dismissed it as an e-book project. “I don’t even have an e-reader?,” “Students can’t highlight/make notes in e-books,” “I just like print,” and “What will I do with … Continue reading

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