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Feb 15, 2021

Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we're talking about the Federal Rules of Evidence, and how to apply the rules of character evidence to both civil and criminal case hypos.

In this episode we discuss:

  • In what cases character evidence may be admissible in court
  • The difference in the rules of character evidence for civil and criminal cases
  • How character evidence is presented in direct examination vs. cross examination
  • Going through two hypos, from the July 2010 and February 2016 California bar exams
  • Using a "Where, What, Why, Who, When, and How" framework to analyze fact patterns


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Alison & Lee