Bar Examination Toolbox Podcast Episode 104: Pay attention and Study — Intentional Torts: Defamation | Legislation College Toolbox

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Bar Exam Toolbox Podcast Episode 104: Listen and Learn -- Intentional Torts: Defamation | Law School Toolbox

Welcome back to the Bar Exam Toolbox podcast! Today we're talking about defamation – a topic you may see in a Torts essay along with other intentional Torts and sometimes in the MBE. We also highlight some of the other deliberate acts that are commonly triggered in a defamation factual pattern.

In this episode we discuss:

> The five elements of defamation

> When can a statement be implemented?

> The difference between See more +

Welcome back to the Bar Exam Toolbox podcast! Today we're talking about defamation – a topic you may see in a Torts essay along with other intentional Torts and sometimes in the MBE. We also highlight some of the other deliberate acts that are commonly triggered in a defamation factual pattern.

In this episode we discuss:

> The five elements of defamation

> When can a statement be implemented?

> The difference between defamation claims by private individuals and public figures

> The "defamation per se" rule of damages

> Analysis of three factual patterns with claims to defamation

> What are the usual defense mechanisms against defamation?

Resources:

> Help with writing bar exams (https://barexamtoolbox.com/bar-exam-writing-help/)

> California Bar Exam – Essay Questions and Selected Answers, February 2009 (https://juraxbar.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/February-2009-CBX.pdf)

> California Bar Exam – Essay Questions and Selected Answers, February 2020 (https://www.calbar.ca.gov/Portals/0/documents/admissions/Examinations/February-2020-Essay-Selected-Answers.pdf)

> Podcast episode 87: Listening and Learning – Murder (https://barexamtoolbox.com/podcast-episode-87-listen-and-learn-homicide/)

> Podcast episode 88: Listening and learning – negligence per se (https://barexamtoolbox.com/podcast-episode-88-listen-and-learn-negligence-per-se/)

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

> Podcast episode 91: Listening and learning – logical and legal relevance (https://barexamtoolbox.com/podcast-episode-91-listen-and-learn-logical-and-legal-relevance/)

> Podcast episode 92: Listening and learning – place of jurisdiction (https://barexamtoolbox.com/podcast-episode-92-listen-and-learn-subject-matter-jurisdiction/)

> Podcast episode 93: Listening and Learning – Constructive Clearance (https://barexamtoolbox.com/podcast-episode-93-listen-and-learn-constructive-eviction/)

> Podcast episode 95: Listening and learning – Promissory Estoppel (https://barexamtoolbox.com/podcast-episode-95-listen-and-learn-promissory-estoppel/)

> Podcast episode 97: Listening and Learning – The Standard for Sensible People (https://barexamtoolbox.com/podcast-episode-97-listen-and-learn-the-reasonable-person-standard/)

> Podcast episode 98: Listening and learning – The "battle of forms" under UCC 2-207 (https://barexamtoolbox.com/podcast-episode-98-listen-and-learn-the-battle-of-the- Forms at ucc-2-207 /)

> Podcast Episode 101: Listening and Learning – Impression of Present Feeling vs. State of mind (https://barexamtoolbox.com/podcast-episode-101-listen-and-learn-present-sense-impression-vs-state-of- mind /)

> Podcast episode 102: Listening and Learning – The Fraud Statute (https://barexamtoolbox.com/podcast-episode-102-listen-and-learn-the-statute-of-frauds/)

> Podcast episode 103: Listening and Learning – Attack and Battery (https://barexamtoolbox.com/podcast-episode-103-listen-and-learn-assault-and-battery/)

> Tackling Torts MBE questions (https://barexamtoolbox.com/tackling-torts-mbe-questions/)

Download the transcript (https://barexamtoolbox.com/episode-104-listen-and-learn-intentional-torts-defamation/)

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