KERA's Think
KERA's Think
Oct 27, 2020
It’s No Longer Just a Man’s World
49 min

After all these years, women still find themselves in a man’s world; now they want new tools to push back against patriarchy. Jennifer Palmieri is president of the Center for American Progress Action Fund and former White House Communications Director for President Barack Obama. She was also Director of Communications for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign, and served as National Press Secretary for the John Edwards presidential campaign in 2004 and the Democratic Party in 2002. She joins host Krys Boyd to talk about stories of achieving equity in the workplace. Her book is “She Proclaims: Our Declaration of Independence from a Man’s World.”

KQED's The California Report
KQED's The California Report
Hospital Admissions Surge as Governor Considers New Stay-at-Home Order
Governor Gavin Newsom says the state could see another stay-at-home order for regions where COVID-19 hospitalizations and ICU admission rates are surging. Reporter: Laura Klivans, KQED Nearly a month after Election Day, the last of California’s close congressional races has been decided, and it brings good news for Republicans.  Reporter Guy Marzorati, KQED The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments yesterday over whether the Trump Administration can exclude immigrants without legal status from the census totals to determine Congressional seats for each state. The stakes are enormous for California. Reporter: Caroline Champlin, KPCC A group of families have filed a lawsuit against the State of California. The suit claims the state is denying underserved students the equal right to education during the pandemic.  Reporter: Vanessa Rancaño, KQED The San Jose city council will vote today on a measure to ban natural gas in nearly all new buildings beginning next year. The city estimates the ban will prevent hundreds of thousands of tons of carbon emissions from wafting into the atmosphere over the next fifty years. Reporter: Kevin Stark, KQED Oil and gas companies got approval to drill hundreds of wells in California last year without proper review. That’s outraged environmental groups.  Reporter: Nina Sparling, KQED The pandemic has forced millions of Californians to file for unemployment benefits, which has led the state to look for possible unemployment fraud. Those efforts have left some San Diego residents in a months-long fight for their payments. Reporter: Max Rivlin-Nadler, KPBS
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The Law School Toolbox Podcast: Tools for Law Students from 1L to the Bar Exam, and Beyond
The Law School Toolbox Podcast: Tools for Law Students from 1L to the Bar Exam, and Beyond
Alison Monahan and Lee Burgess - Law School Toolbox, LLC
271: Listen and Learn -- Hearsay Exceptions: Present Sense Impression and State of Mind
Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! In today's episode, as part of our "Listen and Learn" series, we take a look at the differences between two highly-tested hearsay exceptions: present sense impression and state of mind. In this episode we discuss: * What are hearsay exceptions and how to quickly distinguish between them * The rules for present sense impression and state of mind * Analyzing several examples from Evidence essays involving hearsay * The importance of considering each statement the declarant makes * Local rules of evidence versus federal rules of evidence Resources: * Tutoring for Law School Success ( * California Bar Examination – Essay Questions and Selected Answers, February 2012 ( * California Bar Examination – Essay Questions and Selected Answers, July 2009 ( * Examples & Explanations for Evidence, by Arthur Best ( * Podcast Episode 215: Listen and Learn – The Commerce Clause ( * Podcast Episode 218: Listen and Learn – Supplemental Jurisdiction (Civ Pro) ( * Podcast Episode 244: Listen and Learn – Negligence Per Se ( * Podcast Episode 245: Listen and Learn – Promissory Estoppel ( * Podcast Episode 248: Listen and Learn – Introduction to Homicide ( * Podcast Episode 257: Listen and Learn – The “Reasonable Person” Standard ( * Podcast Episode 259: Listen and Learn – Relevance in Evidence ( * Podcast Episode 261: Listen and Learn – The Basics of Hearsay ( * Podcast Episode 263: Listen and Learn – Subject Matter Jurisdiction ( * Podcast Episode 265: Listen and Learn – Constructive Eviction ( * Podcast Episode 267: Listen and Learn – UCC 2-207 (“The Battle of the Forms”) ( * Evidence 101 – A Quick Look at Upperclassmen Courses ( Download the Transcript ( If you enjoy the podcast, we'd love a nice review and/or rating on Apple Podcasts ( or your favorite listening app. And feel free to reach out to us directly. You can always reach us via the contact form on the Law School Toolbox website ( If you're concerned about the bar exam, check out our sister site, the Bar Exam Toolbox ( You can also sign up for our weekly podcast newsletter ( to make sure you never miss an episode! Thanks for listening! Alison & Lee
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