Jury Nullification
Lincoln Douglas

Video courtesy of Champion Briefs, website at Championbriefs.com. Bio and Video Transcription 2015 November/December LD Topic Resolved: In the United States criminal justice system, jury nullification ought to be used in the face of perceived injustice. Bio Adam Tomasi debated for five years at Sacred Heart (MA) in Lincoln-Douglas. He was

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Debate Clash Technical Debate Dictionary
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The Technical Debate Dictionary Abuse (Abusive Arguments): Arguments that make the debate round unfair. For example if the affirmative team made the argument that they should be able to run 3 plans the negative could argue that that is abusive because it inherently gives an unfair advantage to the affirmative. Advantage (AD): A

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Public Forum Debate Topic 2015 September/October PF Topic Area: Racial Justice Resolved: The United States Federal Government ought to pay reparations to African Americans.   Reparations Topic Analysis The purpose of this article is to help students and coaches start their research on this topic. It is by no means

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Economic Lifting the embargo would allow american companies to expand, helping the U.S. economy. Look for sources, many estimate over $1 billion in lost export sales Sunk Cost fallacy: The more you invest in something the harder it becomes to abandon it. We’ve invested so much, we need to put

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Economic Benefits Cuba has a regulated economy so U.S. businesses would only help the government, not the people. US Companies have potential to hurt Cuban Economy: Research this and have solid links before you run it. The idea is that if the embargo was lifted and the US now has

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How to Judge Lincoln Douglas Debate
Lincoln Douglas

Coach Sidwell is back again to go over how to judge Lincoln Douglas debate rounds in specific. She goes over some of the lingo you will hear, what the format of the debate is, what the students should be doing and more.

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Impact Calc Debate Clash
Lincoln DouglasPolicyPublic Forum

Nearly every judge bases their decisions off of the impacts that were presented in the round. In this video we’ll go over what an impact is, move onto the purpose of impact calc, and finally address the key elements to this great tool. I’m Nikko and this is Debate Clash.

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Debate Clash Research Engine
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Debate Clash Research Engine Finally a research engine created by debaters for debaters. The Debate Clash Research Engine was designed to help students find legitimate and useful evidence. Why use the Debate Clash Research Engine? The engine runs exclusively off of Google’s powerful search engine The engine will only display results that

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