Bar Exam Toolbox Podcast Episode 121: Listen and Learn -- Character Evidence

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Welcome back to the Bar Exam 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 See more +

Welcome back to the Bar Exam 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

Resources:

>Bar Exam Toolbox Blog (https://barexamtoolbox.com/bar-exam-toolbox-blog/)

>“Listen and Learn” series (https://barexamtoolbox.com/bar-exam-toolbox-podcast-archive-by-topic/bar-exam-toolbox-podcast-explaining-individual-mee-and-california-bar-essay-questions/#listen-learn)

>California Bar Examination – Essay Questions and Selected Answers, July 2010 (https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5e606f6045d8bd07cce6d91c/t/5ef8c9a9bcd92c70db6172f0/1593362858043/July+2010EssaysQ%27sandSampleAnswers.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 24: Tackling a California Bar Exam Essay: Professional Responsibility and Evidence (https://barexamtoolbox.com/podcast-episode-24-tackling-a-california-bar-exam-essay-professional-responsibility-and-evidence/)

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

Download the Transcript (https://barexamtoolbox.com/episode-121-listen-and-learn-character-evidence/)

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