Bar Exam Toolbox Podcast Episode 126: Listen and Learn -- The Erie Doctrine

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Welcome back to the Bar Exam Toolbox podcast! Today, we're discussing an issue related to civil procedure -- the Erie Doctrine. We look at a step-by-step approach for answering questions in this area of the law when they show up on the bar exam.

In this episode, we discuss:

>What is the Erie Doctrine?

>How and when the Erie Doctrine shows up on an exam question

>A two-step analysis for determining whether a law is substantive or See more +

Welcome back to the Bar Exam Toolbox podcast! Today, we're discussing an issue related to civil procedure -- the Erie Doctrine. We look at a step-by-step approach for answering questions in this area of the law when they show up on the bar exam.

In this episode, we discuss:

>What is the Erie Doctrine?

>How and when the Erie Doctrine shows up on an exam question

>A two-step analysis for determining whether a law is substantive or procedural

>Reviewing examples of bar exam questions involving the Erie Doctrine

Resources:

>“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 – July 2017 (https://www.calbar.ca.gov/Portals/0/documents/admissions/Examinations/July2017CBX_Questions_R.pdf)

>Podcast Episode 92: Listen and Learn – Subject Matter Jurisdiction (https://barexamtoolbox.com/podcast-episode-92-listen-and-learn-subject-matter-jurisdiction/)

>Podcast Episode 111: Listen and Learn – Introduction to Supplemental Jurisdiction (Civ Pro) (https://barexamtoolbox.com/podcast-episode-111-introduction-to-supplemental-jurisdiction-civ-pro/)

>Frequently Tested Topics on the California Bar Exam vs the UBE: Civil Procedure (https://barexamtoolbox.com/frequently-tested-topics-on-the-california-bar-exam-vs-the-ube-civil-procedure/)

Download the Transcript (https://barexamtoolbox.com/episode-126-listen-and-learn-the-erie-doctrine/)

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