2010-2011 Policy Debate Topic
Resolved: The United States federal government should substantially reduce its military and/or police presence in one or more of the following: South Korea, Japan, Afghanistan, Kuwait, Iraq, Turkey.
Public Forum Debate
Resolved: Allowing deep water offshore oil drilling is in the best interest of the United States.
Resolved: NATO presence improves the lives of Afghan citizens.
Resolved: High school Public Forum Debate resolutions should not confront sensitive religious issues.
Resolved: Cyberbullying should be a criminal offense.
2011 January (NEW!!!)
Resolved: In the United States, plea bargaining undermines the criminal justice system.
From the NFL--"Note: In the December voting, the "legalize marijuana" resolution received 47% percent of the vote and was therefore placed on the ballot for January. In this past January voting, this resolution was not preferred and will therefore be removed from future 2010-2011 ballots."
Lincoln Douglas Debate
Resolved: States ought not possess nuclear weapons.
Resolved: The abuse of illegal drugs ought to be treated as a matter of public health, not of criminal justice.
2011 January-February (NEW!!!)
Resolved: In the United States, juveniles charged with violent felonies ought to be treated as adults in the criminal justice system.