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Civil Procedure: A Guide for the Busy 1L: Home

This guide provides information about a variety of electronic and textual resources that can help you succeed in your first year civil procedure class.
Last Updated: Feb 19, 2024 11:02 AM

CALI Lessons

CALI lessons allow you to work through issues in civil procedure in an interactive format in which you answer questions and explain your reasoning.  If you are confused or have questions about an issue, a CALI lesson may provide a quick way to test and improve your knowledge.

Here are a few Civil Procedure Lessons that are helpful for 1Ls. A complete list of Civil Procedure Lessons is available at the CALI website.

Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

The Federal Rules of Civil Procedure are available from the following online sources:

Civil Procedure Study Aids

Hornbooks and study aids provide additional perspectives and clarifications to your assigned reading. Do not rely on them exclusively.

Unless otherwise noted, all materials below can be found in the Law Library's Study Aids Collection, which is located on the 7th floor of the Law Library.

Study Aids Online

Civil Procedure Resources from Koren A/V

The Koren AV Center, located on the Fifth floor of the Law Library, provides audio lectures on Civil Procedure.

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