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Criminal Law: A Guide for the Busy 1L: Home

This guide provides information about electronic and textual resources that will help you learn criminal law.

CALI Lessons

CALI lessons allow you to work through issues in Criminal Law 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 Criminal Law Lessons that are helpful for 1Ls. A complete list of Criminal Law Lessons is available at the CALI website.

Study Aids for Criminal Law

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

Unless otherwise noted all these Texts are located in the Law Library's Study Aids collection, which is located in the bookcase on your right as you enter the Law Library.

Study Aids Online

Koren AV Resources on Criminal Law

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