Yale IV Rounds

Posted on November 12, 2013

Here are a few rounds from the IV. This is the last in this bunch. Thanks for consenting to your rounds! Zach

Finals

Bates BS (Taylor Blackburn & Jac Stewart) def. Swarthmore OM (Griffin Olmstead & David Mok-Lamme), Harthouse TF (Louis Tsilvis & Aislin Flynn) and Harthouse GG (Sam Greene & Veenu Goswami)

It should be possible to pardon individuals convicted of treason by national referendum.

Quarterfinals

Sodales MR (Brendan Martin & Emma RC) , Brown MC (Jean McCabe & Madi Castillo) , Harvard CZ (Madeline Zhu & Julia Clarke) and LMU EK (Colin Etnire & Krikor Kouyoumdjian)

This house would require states seeking bailouts from the IMF to put up collateral for such loans.

More rounds...

Posted on November 12, 2013

More on their way...

Octofinals

Brandeis Navajo Blanket (Keith Barry & Russell Leibowitz) def. Syracuse CK (David Kopel & Samm Costello)

The IRS should deny tax-exempt status to religious organizations that discriminate based on gender.

Maryland Nats 2013 Round 1: Chicago B v. GW DC

Posted on November 12, 2013

Thanks for the round, Cobos!

Finals

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PRIVATE

Semifinals

Syracuse A (David Kopel & Samm Costello) def. Yale CK (Robert Colonel & Ben Kornfeld)

The United States should adopt a consumption tax to replace the income tax.

Quarterfinals

(Redacted Redacted & Redacted Redacted) def. (Redacted Redacted & Redacted Redacted)

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Syracuse A (David Kopel & Samm Costello) def. Brown A (Jean McCabe & Alex Mechanick)

Opp choice: In a deterministic world, should criminal sentencing consider retribution? Opp said no.

Octofinals

(Redacted Redacted & Redacted Redacted) def. (Redacted Redacted & Redacted Redacted)

PRIVATE

Round 6

(Redacted Redacted & Redacted Redacted) def. (Redacted Redacted & Redacted Redacted)

PRIVATE

NYU A (Shomik Ghosh & Dan Ehrlich) def. George Washington A (Jordan Dale & Dan Cobos)

Amnesty International should eliminate its blanket ban on defending or aiding prisoners who have been accused of violent crimes.

Round 5

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PRIVATE

Round 3

(Redacted Redacted & Redacted Redacted) def. (Redacted Redacted & Redacted Redacted)

PRIVATE

Rutgers BN (Ashley Novak & Chris Bergman) def. Bates DD (Unknown Unknown & Unknown Unknown)

Countries should declare the pope persona non grata.

Round 1

Chicago B (Leighton Huch & Kyle Painter) , GW DC (Jordan Dale & Dan Cobos)

It would be preferable if laws that ban private art traders from trading international antiquities were repealed.

Franklin and Marshall Quarters

Posted on November 12, 2013

More are on their way!

Quarterfinals

Swarthmore A (Andrew Waks & David Mok-Lamme) def. Syracuse CK (David Kopel & Samm Costello)

You're an atheist, given the opportunity to magically become religious, do so.