Bar Exam Toolbox Podcast Episode 115: Listen and Learn -- Dying Declaration vs. Excited Utterance

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Welcome back to the Bar Exam Toolbox podcast! In episode 101 we covered two hearsay exceptions, namely present sense impression and state of mind. Today, we'll discuss two more exceptions that are also commonly tested, and those are dying declaration and excited utterance. 

In this episode, we discuss:

>How to structure your Evidence essay

>A review of what hearsay and hearsay exceptions are

>The rules of the dying declaration and excited See more +

Welcome back to the Bar Exam Toolbox podcast! In episode 101 we covered two hearsay exceptions, namely present sense impression and state of mind. Today, we'll discuss two more exceptions that are also commonly tested, and those are dying declaration and excited utterance. 

In this episode, we discuss:

>How to structure your Evidence essay

>A review of what hearsay and hearsay exceptions are

>The rules of the dying declaration and excited utterance exceptions

>Analyzing several hypos involving hearsay

>The importance of evaluating each statement at issue as to whether or not it's hearsay

Resources:

>Bar Exam Workshops and Tools (https://barexamtoolbox.com/bar-exam-workshops-and-courses/)

>California Bar Examination – Essay Questions and Selected Answers, February 2009 (https://juraxbar.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/February-2009-CBX.pdf)

>California Bar Examination – Essay Questions and Selected Answers, February 2012 (http://www.calbar.ca.gov/Portals/0/documents/admissions/CBXFeb2012_SelectedAnswers_R.pdf)

>California Bar Examination – Essay Questions and Selected Answers, February 2016 (https://www.calbar.ca.gov/Portals/0/documents/admissions/Examinations/February2016CBX_QuestionsSelectedAnswers_R.pdf)

>Podcast Episode 79: Tackling an MEE Criminal Law/Procedure and Evidence Essay (https://barexamtoolbox.com/podcast-episode-79-tackling-an-mee-criminal-law-procedure-and-evidence-essay/)

>Podcast Episode 89: Listen and Learn – What Is Hearsay? (https://barexamtoolbox.com/podcast-episode-89-listen-and-learn-what-is-hearsay/)

>Podcast Episode 91: Listen and Learn – Logical and Legal Relevance (https://barexamtoolbox.com/podcast-episode-91-listen-and-learn-logical-and-legal-relevance/)

>Podcast Episode 101: Listen and Learn – Present Sense Impression vs. State of Mind (https://barexamtoolbox.com/podcast-episode-101-listen-and-learn-present-sense-impression-vs-state-of-mind/)

>Podcast Episode 114: Listen and Learn – Non-Hearsay (https://barexamtoolbox.com/podcast-episode-114-listen-and-learn-non-hearsay/)

>Tackling MBE Hearsay Questions (https://barexamtoolbox.com/tackling-mbe-hearsay-questions/)

Download the Transcript (https://barexamtoolbox.com/episode-115-listen-and-learn-dying-declaration-vs-excited-utterance/)

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