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2018-19 Lincoln-Douglas Resolutions and Resources

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2018-19 Lincoln-Douglas Resolutions and Resources

t Resolved: A just government ought to pay reparations to indigenous populations for historical oppression. Resolved: In a democracy, the public’s right to know ought to be valued above the right to privacy of candidates for public office. Resolved: In the United States criminal justice system, pre-trial detention for non-violent crimes is unjust. Resolved: States ought to eliminate their nuclear arsenals. Resolved: The European Union ought to use economic pressure

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Essay — Resolved: The United States ought to limit qualified immunity for police officers.

ALL LD RESOURCES Resolved: The United States ought to limit qualified immunity for police officers. Introduction The November-December L-D topic deals with the question of whether or not qualified immunity for police officers should be limited, which is a very important question. In this essay, I will review the key terms of the resolution, provide essential background information, and discuss some of the common arguments you are likely to hear

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In a just democracy, elections for public office should be solely financed through public funding.

Related bibliography – campaign finance Background Publicly funded elections Public funding in US political campaigns A check box on your tax return helped kill public campaign funding Sanders, Clinton want campaign finance overhaul but face huge obstacles The Constitution and campaign finance Last rights of public campaign finance Proposals to eliminate public financing of Presidential campaigns Last rights of public campaign financing As more money flows into campaigns, Americans worry

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Resolved: In the United States, private ownership of hand guns ought to be banned (Bibliography)

Relevant Court Cases DC v . Heller DC v. Heller is the seminal Supreme Court case for this topic.  It argued that Washington, D.C.’s ban on hand guns in the home was unconstitutional. Chicago v. McDonald This related supreme court case says that the Second Amendment applies to the states and that Chicago’s ban on hand guns in the home was also unconstitutional. Judge rules DC handgun ban unconstitutional. In

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Resolved: Adolescents ought to have the right to make autonomous medical choices (Affirmative)

SUBSCRIBE TODAY!  ONLY $49 FOR FULL SITE ACCESS FOR INDIVIDUALS FOR THE ENTIRE YEAR! Topic File — [wpfilebase tag=”file” id=439] [wpfilebase tag=”file” id=446] More topic resources Intro Essay  Negative Essay Bibliography Introduction There are three topics to cover related to the Affirmative. First I will discuss the rationales for providing autonomous decision-making for minors in medical care and second I will discuss some of the proposals for providing that authority.

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Adolescent Autonomy in Decision-Making — Volume I Released

[wpfilebase tag=”file” id=439] Background…………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 3 “Adolescents” Defined…………………………………………………………………………………….. 4 “Autonomy”……………………………………………………………………………………………………. 6 Key Controversies……………………………………………………………………………………………. 8 Status Quo Law Related to Adolescent Autonomy in Medical Decision-Making………….. 9 Relevant Court Cases……………………………………………………………………………………… 11 Affirmative………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 17 Status Quo……………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 18 Limited Autonomy Now…………………………………………………………………………………… 19 General Solvency/Autonomy Good……………………………………………………………………. 21 Advantage Links……………………………………………………………………………………………….. 23 Biopower/Cap K Advantage Links……………………………………………………………………… 24 Doctor Autonomy…………………………………………………………………………………………… 25 Physicians Support………………………………………………………………………………………… 26 Citizenship……………………………………………………………………………………………………. 27 Privacy…………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 29 Autonomy…………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 30 State Power Bad……………………………………………………………………………………………. 32 Child Development………………………………………………………………………………………… 35 Paternalism Bad…………………………………………………………………………………………….

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Resolved: Adolescents ought to have the right to make autonomous medical choices (Bibliography)

Subscribe today to access all contents at our site for only $49 for the entire season!  (you can pay with any cc  by clicking on the above link– no PayPal account required — see image below) File — [wpfilebase tag=”file” id=439] [wpfilebase tag=”file” id=446] — table of contents Intro Essay  Affirmative Essay  Negative Essay Related files — [wpfilebase tag=”file” id=30] [wpfilebase tag=”file” id=22] [wpfilebase tag=”file” id=116] [wpfilebase tag=”file” id=180] [wpfilebase

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Affirmative — Just governments ought to ensure food security for their citizens.

Intro Essay   Argument Map    Bibliography Planet Debate File Files available to Bauschard Debate subscribers [wpfilebase tag=”file” id=14] [wpfilebase tag=”file” id=15] [wpfilebase tag=”file” id=16] [wpfilebase tag=”file” id=17] [wpfilebase tag=”file” id=18] [wpfilebase tag=”file” id=19] [wpfilebase tag=”file” id=20] General Values/Benefits There are many different advantages (or value contentions/justificants) that can stem from obligations to protect food security. Some of these can be quite specific (environmental protection , indigenous self-determination). In this section, I will

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Intro — Resolved: Just governments ought to ensure food security for their citizens.

Argument Map     Affirmative Essay Negative Essay Bibliography  Planet Debate Release Files available to Bauschard Debate subscribers [wpfilebase tag=”file” id=14] [wpfilebase tag=”file” id=15] [wpfilebase tag=”file” id=16] [wpfilebase tag=”file” id=17] [wpfilebase tag=”file” id=18] [wpfilebase tag=”file” id=19] [wpfilebase tag=”file” id=20] Introduction The March/April L-D resolution asks the question of whether or not just governments ought to ensure food security for their citizens. In this essay, I Subscribe for Access To More!

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The problem of inequality in America

Introductory Topic Essay   Affirmative Essay  Negative Essay  The Problem of Poverty in America  Impacts of Poverty    Rising Inequality in America Speaking & Debating Summer Workshop  Poverty Think Tanks [wpfilebase tag=”file” id=3] There are a number of impacts to inequality that are independent of the poverty that those at the bottom of the socioeconomic experience. First, those at the top end of the socioeconomic scale enjoy substantial political influence that not only