Current Topics

2020-2021 Policy Debate Topic:

“Resolved: The United States federal government should enact substantial criminal justice reform in the United States in one or more of the following: forensic science, policing, sentencing.”

POLICY DEBATERS: What Affirmative Cases do you need Negative Briefs against?  Let us know by email, and we will try to include your request in the weekly Update Briefs.

February 2021 Public Forum Debate Topic:

“Resolved: On balance, the benefits of urbanization in West Africa outweigh the harms.”

January-February 2021 Lincoln-Douglas Debate Topic:

“Resolved: States ought to ban lethal autonomous weapons.”

January 2021 Public Forum Debate Topic:

“Resolved: The NSA should end its surveillance of U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents.”