Bar Exam Toolbox Podcast Episode 72: Tackling a California Bar Exam Essay: Civil Procedure

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Welcome back to the Bar Exam Toolbox podcast! Today, we are walking through the July 2017 California bar exam question on civil procedure. This is part of our series of podcasts talking about how to approach questions on the California bar exam.

In this episode, we discuss:

>The law pertaining to subject matter jurisdiction, joinder, and pleading requirements

>Reading the facts in the civil procedure question from the July 2017 California bar See more +

Welcome back to the Bar Exam Toolbox podcast! Today, we are walking through the July 2017 California bar exam question on civil procedure. This is part of our series of podcasts talking about how to approach questions on the California bar exam.

In this episode, we discuss:

>The law pertaining to subject matter jurisdiction, joinder, and pleading requirements

>Reading the facts in the civil procedure question from the July 2017 California bar exam 

>The importance of carefully reading the questions you're asked before you start your answer

>How to determine what law applies in a federal court

>When a civil litigant has a right to a jury trial

>What is the best course of action if two conclusions are possible?

Resources:

>California Bar Examination – Essay Questions and Selected Answers, July 2017 (https://www.calbar.ca.gov/Portals/0/documents/admissions /Examinations/Jul2017_CBXSelectedAnswers_EssayQuestions1-5.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 32: Tackling a California Bar Exam Essay: Wills and Community Property (https://barexamtoolbox.com/podcast-episode-32-tackling-a-california-bar-exam-essay-wills-and-community-property/)

>Podcast Episode 35: Tackling a California Bar Exam Essay: Corporations (https://barexamtoolbox.com/podcast-episode-35-tackling-a-california-bar-exam-essay-corporations/)

>Podcast Episode 39: Tackling a California Bar Exam Essay: Real Property (https://barexamtoolbox.com/podcast-episode-39-tackling-a-california-bar-exam-essay-real-property/)

>Podcast Episode 44: Tackling a California Bar Exam Essay: Constitutional Law (https://barexamtoolbox.com/podcast-episode-44-tackling-a-california-bar-exam-essay-constitutional-law/)

>Podcast Episode 49: Tackling a California Bar Exam Essay: Tort Law (https://barexamtoolbox.com/podcast-episode-49-tackling-a-california-bar-exam-essay-tort-law/)

>Podcast Episode 64: Tackling a California Bar Exam Essay: Contract Law (https://barexamtoolbox.com/podcast-episode-64-tackling-a-california-bar-exam-essay-contract-law/)

>Podcast Episode 70: Tackling a California Bar Exam Essay: Criminal Law and Procedure (https://barexamtoolbox.com/podcast-episode-70-tackling-a-california-bar-exam-essay-criminal-law-and-procedure/)

>Bar Exam Toolbox blog: 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/)

>California Bar Exam Courses and Tools (https://barexamtoolbox.com/california-bar-exam-courses-tools/)

Download the Transcript (https://barexamtoolbox.com/episode-72-tackling-a-california-bar-exam-essay-civil-procedure/)

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