Bar Exam Toolbox Podcast Episode 132: Listen and Learn -- Hearsay Exceptions: Government and Business Records

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Welcome back to the Bar Exam Toolbox podcast! In today's episode, we cover two hearsay exceptions, and they are government/public records and business records. You can find more on the topic of hearsay exceptions in episodes 101 and 115.

In this episode, we discuss:

>A review of the definition of hearsay

>The elements of the business records exception

>Evidence that is admissible under the government/public records See more +

Welcome back to the Bar Exam Toolbox podcast! In today's episode, we cover two hearsay exceptions, and they are government/public records and business records. You can find more on the topic of hearsay exceptions in episodes 101 and 115.

In this episode, we discuss:

>A review of the definition of hearsay

>The elements of the business records exception

>Evidence that is admissible under the government/public records exception

>How to approach questions involving multiple hearsay

>Analyzing two hypos from previous California bar exams

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 – Essay Questions and Selected Answers, February 2017 (https://www.calbar.ca.gov/Portals/0/documents/admissions/Examinations/CBXFeb2017_Selected_EssayQuestions1-6_R.pdf)

>California Bar Examination – Essay Questions and Selected Answers, July 2009 (https://nwculaw.edu/pdf/bar/July%202009%20Essays%20and%20Sample%20Answers.pdf)

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

>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/)

>Podcast Episode 115: Listen and Learn – Dying Declaration vs. Excited Utterance (https://barexamtoolbox.com/podcast-episode-115-listen-and-learn-dying-declaration-vs-excited-utterance/)

Download the Transcript (https://barexamtoolbox.com/episode-132-listen-and-learn-government-records-and-business-records/)

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