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Study Aids for Law Students

Including materials available at the library and websites you can use anywhere



CALI provides online, in-depth tutorials created by respected law professors and librarians from across the country. 


All BYU law students have access to CALI. You must create your own account on their website using an authorization code. All new students receive the code as part of their new student packet from the library during fall orientation. Please contact librarian Iantha Haight if you need a code.


  • If you can't find a subtopic you need under a specific course, use the search box. Some subtopics may be included under a different course/subject.
  • Legal Concepts and Skills in the 1L course section has tutorials on law school success skills like writing essay answers on exams and briefing cases for class.
  • Shawn Nevers, Deputy Director of the BYU Law Library, created the tutorial on Utah Legal Research.
  • CALI also publishes a number of legal ebooks on its website, some of which contain practice exercises.


1L Subjects:

  • Civil Procedure
  • Constitutional Law
  • Contracts
  • Criminal Law
  • Legal Concepts and Skills (e.g., How to Brief a Case)
  • Legal Research
  • Legal Writing
  • Property Law
  • Torts

2L/3L Subjects:

  • Administrative Law
  • Animal Law
  • Arbitration
  • Aviation Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Associations
  • Climate Change
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Copyright
  • Corporations
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Cyberlaw
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Entertainment Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Evidence
  • Family Law
  • Federal Courts
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law
  • Negotiable Instruments/Payment Systems
  • Patent Law
  • Professional Responsibility
  • Real Estate Transactions
  • Remedies
  • Sales Securities
  • Tax (Federal Income, Partnership, Corporate, S Corp, etc.)
  • Trademark
  • Trial Advocacy
  • Wills and Trusts


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