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Jul 19, 2021

Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, in our "Listen and Learn" series, we take a look at the Confrontation Clause. Confrontation Clause issues are commonly tested in Evidence questions in both law school exams and bar exams, almost always alongside hearsay issues.

In this episode we discuss:

  • Reviewing...


Jun 21, 2021

Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! In today's episode from our "Listen and Learn" series, we're focusing on the Dormant Commerce Clause, also known as the Negative Commerce Clause. We previously discussed the Commerce Clause in episode 215.

In this episode we discuss:

  • A brief review of the Commerce...


Jun 7, 2021

Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! In today's episode, we cover two hearsay exceptions -- government/public records and business records. You can find more on the topic of hearsay and related exceptions in episodes 261 and 271.

In this episode we discuss:

  • A review of the definition of hearsay
  • The elements...


May 24, 2021

Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! In this week's episode, as part of our "Listen and Learn" series, we're talking about an important area of Constitutional Law -- the Fourteenth Amendment. Specifically, we take a look at procedural due process, substantive due process, and equal protection. 

In this...


May 3, 2021

Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we're discussing an issue related to civil procedure -- the Erie Doctrine. We look at a step-by-step approach for answering questions in this area of the law when they show up on an essay or in a multiple choice question.

In this episode we discuss:

  • What is the...