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Jun 20, 2022

Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, in another "Listen and Learn" episode, we're focusing on assumption of risk as a defense to negligence in Tort law.

In this episode we discuss:

  • A review of the rule for assumption of risk
  • What are some common situations that trigger this defense?
  • Express vs....


May 30, 2022

Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, as part of our "Listen and Learn" series, we're looking at the conditions that have to be satisfied in order to form a valid contract. We'll review the concepts and illustrate them with two essay questions from previous bar exams.

In this episode we...


May 23, 2022

Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! In today's "Listen and Learn" episode, we look at the various ways of establishing whether a court has jurisdiction over the parties in a lawsuit.

In this episode we discuss:

  • Establishing personal jurisdiction through traditional bases
  • The difference between "domicile"...


May 9, 2022

Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! In today's episode, we're talking about contract defenses, including mistake, fraudulent misrepresentation, and non-disclosure. For a refresher on the concepts involved in contract formation, take a look at episode 161 of the Bar Exam Toolbox podcast.

In this episode we...


Mar 21, 2022

Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we're discussing the different standards of review a court will apply when dealing with questions of constitutionality. You may also hear these referred to as "levels of scrutiny."

In this episode we discuss:

  • The three Constitutional Law levels of scrutiny and how...