Law School Toolbox Podcast Episode 245: Listen and Learn -- Promissory Estoppel

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Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! This is another episode in our "Listen and Learn" series, where we review legal concepts and apply them to fact patterns. Today, we're talking about promissory estoppel.

In this episode we discuss:

>When is a promise breakable, and when is it a contract?

>What is inadequate consideration?

>Analyzing a question from the July 2002 California bar exam

>Breach of contract and reliance See more +

Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! This is another episode in our "Listen and Learn" series, where we review legal concepts and apply them to fact patterns. Today, we're talking about promissory estoppel.

In this episode we discuss:

>When is a promise breakable, and when is it a contract?

>What is inadequate consideration?

>Analyzing a question from the July 2002 California bar exam

>Breach of contract and reliance damages

>Why reasoning is more important than the conclusion on law school exams

Resources:

>Start Law School Right course (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/start-law-school-right/)

>California Bar Examination – Essay Questions and Selected Answers, July 2002 (https://juraxbar.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/July-2002-CBX.pdf)

>Podcast Episode 215: Listen and Learn – The Commerce Clause (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/podcast-episode-215-listen-and-learn-the-commerce-clause/)

>Podcast Episode 218: Listen and Learn – Supplemental Jurisdiction (Civ Pro) (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/podcast-episode-218-listen-and-learn-supplemental-jurisdiction-civ-pro/)

>Podcast Episode 244: Listen and Learn – Negligence Per Se (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/podcast-episode-244-listen-and-learn-negligence-per-se/)

Download the Transcript (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/episode-245-listen-and-learn-promissory-estoppel/)

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