Stanford 2013 Round 5: Chicago A v. Yale BZ

Case: As a Catholic archbishop, should you require Sunday school teachers to say an oath in which prospective teachers swear that they believe all of Catholic doctrine? Opp chose not to require the oath. Government: Chicago A PM: Jon Haderlein MG: Alice Li Opposition: Yale BZ LO: Zach Bakal MO: Joanna Zheng [expand title=”Results” notitle=”true” […]

Smith 2012 Finals: Yale CK v. Yale CD

Case: In a scenario in which a coach paid athletes to violate the rules of football and hurt other players with the intention of causing injuries, the government should prosecute the coach. Opp called tight. Government: Yale CK PM: Robert Colonel MG: Ben Kornfeld Opposition: Yale CD LO: Max Dovala MO: Andrew Connery [expand title=”Results” […]

NYU 2012 Round 4: Brandeis Navajo Blanket v. Yale BB

Case: You are the Senate majority leader in 2008. The minority Republicans threaten to filibuster. They want to use a procedural filibuster. You have the power to force them to use a vocal filibuster. Do that. Government: Brandeis Navajo Blanket PM: Keith Barry MG: Russell Leibowitz Opposition: Yale BB LO: Mike Barton MO: Zach Bakal […]

Rutgers 2013 Round 4: Kant Sandwich A v. Hopkins CI

Case: You are an altruistic atheist of creating a major world religion, should you create a religion with metaphysical incentives like an afterlife, or one without such incentives but which still says that certain actions are inherently morally good or bad. Government: Kant Sandwich A PM: David Kopel MG: Keith Barry Opposition: Hopkins CI LO: […]

PC 2012 Quarterfinals: Brandeis FW v. Brandeis BP

Case: The Indian government should hold a referendum regarding the independence of region of Kashmir, with a few caveats. Government: Brandeis FW PM: Rich Weisbach MG: Brendan Fradkin Opposition: Brandeis BP LO: Keith Barry MO: Michael Perloff [expand title=”Results” notitle=”true” trigclass=”arrowright”]Brandeis BP won.[/expand] Thanks to Keith for the recording.

Nationals 2013 Semifinals: Yale CK v. Syracuse A

Case: The United States should adopt a consumption tax to replace the income tax. Government: Yale CK PM: Robert Colonel MG: Ben Kornfeld Opposition: Syracuse A LO: David Kopel MO: Samm Costello [expand title=”Results” notitle=”true” trigclass=”arrowright”]Syracuse A won on a 4-3 decision.[/expand]