181: Listen and Learn -- Parol Evidence (Contracts)
Welcome back to the Bar Exam Toolbox podcast! Today we're talking about the parol evidence rule, which governs evidence that parties to a contract dispute can introduce when determining the specific terms of the contract.
In this episode, we discuss:
- The definition of parol evidence
- Exceptions to the parol evidence rule
- The difference between a partially integrated writing and a fully integrated writing
- Analyzing two hypos from previous California bar exams
- “Listen and Learn” series (https://barexamtoolbox.com/bar-exam-toolbox-podcast-archive-by-topic/bar-exam-toolbox-podcast-explaining-individual-mee-and-california-bar-essay-questions/#listen-learn)
- The Brainy Bar Bank: Streamlining Bar Study (https://barexamtoolbox.com/brainy-bar-bank/)
- California Bar Examination – Essay Questions and Selected Answers, February 2010 (https://juraxbar.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/February-2010-CBX.pdf)
- California Bar Examination – 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 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 71: Tackling an MEE Contracts Essay Question (https://barexamtoolbox.com/podcast-episode-71-tackling-an-mee-contracts-essay-question/)
- Podcast Episode 164: Listen and Learn – Contract Defenses (https://barexamtoolbox.com/podcast-episode-164-listen-and-learn-contract-defenses/)
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