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Oct 11, 2021

Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, in an installment of our "Listen and Learn" series, we're tackling another Constitutional Law topic -- that is justiciability, or the issue of deciding whether a court can make a formal judgment on a legal matter.

In this episode we discuss:

  • What three requirements...


Sep 20, 2021

Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today we're talking about adverse possession, which is a commonly-tested issue in Real Property questions on law school exams. 

In this episode we discuss:

  • The elements of adverse possession
  • Issues affecting the statutory period analysis
  • The case of Howard v....


Sep 6, 2021

Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we discuss three hearsay exceptions (statements against interest, statements made for medical diagnosis or treatment, and statements of personal or family history), which all involve someone speaking or writing about him or herself. You can find more on the topic...


Aug 23, 2021

Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we're talking about defamation -- a topic you might see on a Torts essay along with other intentional torts.

In this episode we discuss:

  • The five elements of defamation
  • When is a statement of opinion actionable?
  • The difference between defamation claims brought by...


Aug 16, 2021

Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today we are focusing on criminal law, specifically property crimes. These include robbery, larceny, embezzlement, extortion, burglary, receipt of stolen property, false pretenses, and arson.

In this episode we discuss:

  • How to approach open-ended questions and...