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The Role of Human Rights in the NSDA L-D Resolution

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The Role of Human Rights in the NSDA L-D Resolution

  The NSDA resolution for the national tournament asks the question of whether or not immigration, which is the “action of coming to live permanently in a foreign country” (Google Definitions) should be considered a “human right.” Unlike the NSDA PF resolution, which is relatively simple, this resolution introduces a number of very complex policy and philosophical questions. In this post, I will look specifically the idea of human rights

Negative: When in conflict, human rights protection ought to supersede state sovereignty in the conduct of United States foreign policy.

Intro Essay  Affirmative Essay  Attacking the Benefits of Human Rights The best way to attack human rights is to kritik the foundation of their legitimacy. There are a number of direct criticisms. First, the drive for universal rights is driven by a totalitarian impulse. Mutua, Professor of Law & Director, Human Rights Center, SUNY Buffalo, 2001 (Makau, Harvard International Law Journal, Winter, p. 206-7) Third, the language and rhetoric of

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Affirmative: When in conflict, human rights protection ought to supersede state sovereignty in the conduct of United States foreign policy.

Planet Debate File.  Introductory Essay The Affirmative As discussed in the introductory essay, there are a number of approaches the Affirmative can take, and these approaches are not mutually exclusive. First, the Affirmative can argue that there is a big impact to human rights and that that impact outweighs other impacts. Global warfare. An argument can be made that people will revolt in the absence of human rights protections and

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Introduction: When in conflict, human rights protection ought to supersede state sovereignty in the conduct of United States foreign policy.

Affirmative Essay RESOLVED: When in conflict, human rights protection ought to supersede state sovereignty in the conduct of United States foreign policy. Introduction The Spring UIL L-D resolution asks the question of whether or not the United States should protect human rights in other countries even if that protection comes at the expense of the sovereignty of other countries. In this essay, I will discuss some of the key questions