Law School Toolbox Podcast Episode 272: Listen and Learn -- The Statute of Frauds (Contract Law)

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Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, in an episode from our "Listen and Learn" series, we take a look at the Statute of Frauds, or the types of situations that are susceptible to fraud and therefore require a written and signed contract.

In this episode we discuss:

>The situations that courts have decided are particularly open to fraud

>What elements are needed for contract formation?

>The rules and exceptions to the Statute See more +

Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, in an episode from our "Listen and Learn" series, we take a look at the Statute of Frauds, or the types of situations that are susceptible to fraud and therefore require a written and signed contract.

In this episode we discuss:

>The situations that courts have decided are particularly open to fraud

>What elements are needed for contract formation?

>The rules and exceptions to the Statute of Frauds

>Analyzing two Contracts questions, from the July 2011 and July 2019 California bar exams

>How you should structure your exam answer when the question involves the Statute of Frauds

Resources:

>Law School Exam Prep 101 (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/law-school-exam-prep-101/)

>California Bar Examination – Essay Questions and Selected Answers, July 2011 (https://juraxbar.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/July-2011-CBX.pdf)

>California Bar Examination – Essay Questions and Selected Answers, July 2019 (https://www.calbar.ca.gov/Portals/0/documents/admissions/July-2019-Essay-Questions-and-Answers.pdf)

>Examples & Explanations: Contracts, by Brian Blum (https://www.amazon.com/Examples-Explanations-Contracts-Brian-Blum/dp/1454815477)

>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/)

>Podcast Episode 245: Listen and Learn – Promissory Estoppel (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/podcast-episode-245-listen-and-learn-promissory-estoppel/)

>Podcast Episode 248: Listen and Learn – Introduction to Homicide (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/podcast-episode-248-listen-and-learn-introduction-to-homicide/)

>Podcast Episode 257: Listen and Learn – The “Reasonable Person” Standard (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/podcast-episode-257-listen-and-learn-the-reasonable-person-standard/)

>Podcast Episode 259: Listen and Learn – Relevance in Evidence (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/podcast-episode-259-listen-and-learn-relevance-in-evidence/)

>Podcast Episode 261: Listen and Learn – The Basics of Hearsay (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/podcast-episode-261-listen-and-learn-the-basics-of-hearsay/)

>Podcast Episode 263: Listen and Learn – Subject Matter Jurisdiction (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/podcast-episode-263-listen-and-learn-subject-matter-jurisdiction/)

>Podcast Episode 265: Listen and Learn – Constructive Eviction (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/podcast-episode-265-listen-and-learn-constructive-eviction/)

>Podcast Episode 267: Listen and Learn – UCC 2-207 (“The Battle of the Forms”) (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/podcast-episode-267-listen-and-learn-ucc-2-207-the-battle-of-the-forms/)

>Podcast Episode 271: Listen and Learn – Hearsay Exceptions: Present Sense Impression and State of Mind (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/podcast-episode-271-listen-and-learn-hearsay-exceptions-present-sense-impression-and-state-of-mind/)

>First-Hand Guide to 1L Courses – Contracts (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/first-hand-guide-to-1l-courses-contracts/)

>5 Simple and Effective Memorization Techniques for Law Students (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/5-simple-and-effective-memorization-techniques-for-law-students/)

Download the Transcript (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/episode-272-listen-and-learn-the-statute-of-frauds-contract-law/)

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