Law School Toolbox Podcast Episode 296: Listen and Learn -- Hearsay Exceptions: Government and Business Records

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Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! In today's episode, we cover two hearsay exceptions -- government/public records and business records. You can find more on the topic of hearsay and related exceptions in episodes 261 and 271.

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 Law School Toolbox podcast! In today's episode, we cover two hearsay exceptions -- government/public records and business records. You can find more on the topic of hearsay and related exceptions in episodes 261 and 271.

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://lawschooltoolbox.com/law-school-toolbox-podcast-substantive-law-topics/#listen-learn)

>Tutoring for Law School Success (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/tutoring-for-law-school-success/)

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

>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/)

Download the Transcript (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/episode-296-listen-and-learn-hearsay-exceptions-government-and-business-records/)

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