TCNJ 2013 Quarterfinals: NYU / Syracuse v. Swat Mok-a Wok-a

Link to Audio Source Case: Government welfare programs should not drug test recipients. Opp countercased, conceding that most welfare programs should not condition benefits on drug testing, but that housing programs should continue to test and condition housing based on passing tests for illegal drugs other than marijuana. Gov: NYU / Syracuse PM: David Kopel […]

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” […]

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: […]

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]