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Aug 17, 2020

Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we have another episode in our "Listen and Learn" series. This time we're focusing on relevance -- a very commonly tested Evidence topic.

In this episode we discuss:

  • The Federal Rules of Evidence
  • Relevance and admissibility
  • The two basic kinds of relevance
  • Determining the evidence in question, the fact of consequence, probative value and prejudicial effect
  • Analyzing two essay questions, from the July 2005 and July 2009 California bar exams
  • Why you have to be as specific as possible when it comes to answering questions on relevance
  • Remembering to use the word "because" when you write, which will force you to explain your reasoning


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Alison & Lee