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Aug 3, 2020

Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! This is another episode in our "Listen and Learn" series, where we review legal concepts and apply them to fact patterns. Today, we're talking about the "reasonable person" standard in Negligence.

In this episode we discuss:

  • The purpose of the reasonable person standard
  • A quick review of the law and policy on this topic
  • The "Learned Hand Formula"
  • Analyzing a Torts question from the February 2011 California bar exam 
  • Applying the right standard of care
  • Determining whether a person meets the standard of care
  • How you can make arguments both ways to get maximum points


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Alison & Lee