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The Law School Toolbox podcast is an engaging show for law students about law school, the bar exam, legal careers, and life. Each week, we offer practical tips and advice on academic matters, careers, and more. The Law School Toolbox podcast is hosted by opinionated law school and bar exam experts Alison Monahan and Lee Burgess. You might not always agree with us, but we guarantee you won’t be bored listening! Our goal is to impart useful, actionable advice in an entertaining manner. Join us ...
 
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Our first ever guest Eva Anderson (Briarpatch, Dispatches from Elsewhere) joins the 'boys for their 300th episode and reviews Guy Fieri's Flavortown Kitchen. Plus, the return of Unsatisfied Yelper. Sources for this week's intro: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/guy-fieri-helped-raise-25-million-for-restaurant-workers-in-need-during-the-pandemic/ https:…
 
Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we have ex-BigLaw recruiter Sadie Jones with us to talk about how virtual summer jobs went last year and what to think about if you're going to be working this summer. In this episode we discuss: Are summer jobs likely to be virtual or in-person this year? How did last year's virtual summer job…
 
Jana Schmieding (Rutherford Falls, Woman of Size) joins the 'boys to talk cats and school lunches before a review of virtual restaurant Cosmic Wings. Plus, another edition of Family Food. Sources for this week's intro: https://www.applebees.com/en/our-history https://www.foodandwine.com/news/applebees-chicken-wings-delivery-ghost-kitchen-cosmic-win…
 
Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we're discussing an issue related to civil procedure -- the Erie Doctrine. We look at a step-by-step approach for answering questions in this area of the law when they show up on an essay or in a multiple choice question. In this episode we discuss: What is the Erie Doctrine? How and when the E…
 
Alison Rosen (Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend, Childish) joins the 'boys to talk about their favorite egg preparations before a review of Olive Garden. Plus, another edition of Let Me Be Frank. Sources for this week's intro: https://www.orlando.gov/Our-Government/History https://www.thrillist.com/news/nation/history-of-disney-world-facts-timel…
 
Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we're talking with ex-BigLaw recruiter Sadie Jones about getting to know the people that will help you get your work done when you start a legal job. In this episode we discuss: The different kinds of support staff in a legal office Communicating with other departments in the office Should you …
 
Jason Concepcion (Binge Mode, Takeline, ALL CAPS NBA) returns to talk about movie theaters and review virtual restaurant MrBeast Burger with the 'boys. Plus, a McDonald's edition of Jingle All The Whey. Commercials featured in the Jingle All The Whey segment: DeBarge sings "I Like It" McDonald's ist einfach gut McDonald's And You Back to Basics/Foo…
 
Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we're focusing on criminal procedure, specifically two constitutional protections afforded to accused persons by the 5th Amendment – the privilege against self-incrimination, and Miranda rights. In this episode we discuss: Rules and scope of the privilege against self-incrimination The three wa…
 
Matt Selman (The Simpsons) returns to talk work lunches, chicken sandwiches, and Raising Cane's. Plus, the debut of Who Had a Cow, Man? Sources for this week's intro https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/labrador-retriever-most-popular-breed-29th-year-row/ https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/labrador-retriever-history-behind-the-breed/ ht…
 
Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we are talking about getting ready to start law school this year, and specifically, how to frame it for yourself during a time affected by pandemic restrictions. In this episode we discuss: Creating new habits Things to focus on when you're trying anything new What you can do now if you're star…
 
Joe Wengert (Big Mouth, New Girl) joins the 'boys to talk sandwiches, Pennsylvania eats and Outback Steakhouse. Plus, an Australian Outback edition of Slop Quiz. Sources for this week's intro: https://www.businessinsider.com/virtual-brands-owned-by-chain-restaurants-pasquallys-just-wings-2020-8#neighborhood-wings-1 https://www.restaurantdive.com/ne…
 
Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we're discussing the elements of two intentional torts - namely, assault and battery. We also cover specific scenarios demonstrating when these torts can occur. In this episode we discuss: Unpacking the elements of assault and battery Are threatening words enough to be considered an assault? So…
 
Jacob Wysocki (I Don't Want To Talk About Fight Club Anymore) joins the 'boys to discuss yoga, video games, and Wendy's. Plus, a Diet Coke edition of Jingle All The Whey. Sources for this week's intro: https://www.wendys.com/who-we-are https://www.nav.com/blog/the-inspirational-story-of-wendys-founder-dave-thomas-30772/ https://biography.yourdictio…
 
Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we're talking with ex-BigLaw recruiter Sadie Jones about what you can learn from a summer job that maybe wasn't your first choice, or that seems like a great fit but ends up less than ideal once you start working. In this episode we discuss: Valuable skills you can get out of a summer position,…
 
Nicole Byer & Jessica McKenna join the 'boys for the exciting Munch Madness: Pie Noon finale and crown a winner in The Tournament of Chompions! The 2021 Munch Madness: The Tournament Of Chompions: Pie Noon is sponsored by Manscaped. "Restaurant" performed by PUP Sources for this week's intro: https://www.nhl.com/news/stanley-cup-has-incredible-125-…
 
Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! If you are sitting for the bar this year or next, your exam will likely still look different than pre-COVID times. Today we are discussing strategies for optimal preparation for the 2021 or 2022 bar, whether you choose to sit in a state with an in-person exam, or decide to take it online. In this epis…
 
Carl Tart and Ahsohn Williams (Carl Calls His Cousin) join the 'boys for a royal showdown to decide if Burger King or Dairy Queen will move on to the Munch Madness finale. Plus, another edition of Let Me Be Frank. The 2021 Munch Madness: The Tournament Of Chompions: Pie Noon is sponsored by Manscaped. Sources for this week's intro: https://baseball…
 
Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we're discussing a popular exam topic from Constitutional Law -- the First Amendment. In particular, we're looking at when, where, and how the government can regulate speech through content-neutral time, place, and manner restrictions. In this episode we discuss: Situations in which the First A…
 
Arden Myrin (Shameless, Insatiable, Will You Accept This Rose?) returns to helps the 'boys decide if The Cheesecake Factory or Ben and Jerry's will move on to the Munch Madness finale. Plus, the debut of Let Me Be Frank. The 2021 Munch Madness: The Tournament Of Chompions: Pie Noon is sponsored by Manscaped. Sources for this week's intro: https://w…
 
Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we have ex-BigLaw recruiter Sadie Jones with us to talk about all of the non-academic aspects of the job hunt -- in other words, what legal employers are looking at, besides just grades. In this episode we discuss: What are the non-academic experiences/abilities/activities you can think about h…
 
Jon Gabrus (Action Boyz, High and Mighty) joins the 'boys to tackle the first two regions of Munch Madness: Pie Noon! Plus, another edition of Pie in This Guy. In this episode: Baskin-Robbins takes on Ben & Jerry's in the Creamsman Region, while BJ's squares off against The Cheesecake Factory in the Junior Prom Region! The 2021 Munch Madness: Tourn…
 
Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we have our career consultant Sadie Jones back with us to share tips about dealing with mistakes in the workplace and during the job application process. In this episode we discuss: Common mistakes that happen in the job search context and how to handle them Can these types of mistakes be avoid…
 
Lauren Ash and Christy Oxborrow (True Crimes and Cocktails) join the 'boys to talk cold weather, shameful snacks, and KFC. Plus, another edition of Jingle All The Whey. Sources for this week's intro: https://www.pritzkermilitary.org/whats_on/pritzker-military-presents/glenna-whitley-stolen-valor http://www.jameswebb.com/articles/military-and-vetera…
 
Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! In today's episode, we're talking about the duty of loyalty owed by directors and officers of a corporation, and the main types of conduct they are prohibited to engage in. In this episode we discuss: A review of the rule for duty of loyalty The four types of prohibited conduct when the officer's inte…
 
Raiza Licea (Spanish Aquí Presents) joins the 'boys to talk basketball, Cuban food, and Papa John's. Plus, another edition of Can I Take Your Order? Sources for this week's intro: http://www.sogoodblog.com/2008/05/03/papa-johns-pizza-hates-the-state-of-ohio/ https://slice.seriouseats.com/2008/05/papa-johns-lebron-james-crybaby-shirt-controversy-mea…
 
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