Resolved: The United States federal government should adopt a carbon tax. Every month, we plan to distribute practice-round-ready cases on the first school day that the PF topic is out. We hope that the cases provide students with a jump-start on getting familiar with the topic, and that they serve as models to help better understand how […]
Visit VBIdebate.com to sign up and to learn more about our sessions: VBI Chicago (Loyola University) – June 19th to July 2nd, Public Forum and Lincoln-Douglas debate VBI Philadelphia (Swarthmore College) – July 3rd to 16th, Lincoln-Douglas debate VBI Los Angeles Session I (Occidental College) – July 17th to August 6th (new three-week curriculum), Lincoln-Douglas debate VBI […]
Lincoln Douglas Resolved: In the United States, private ownership of handguns ought to be banned. Public Forum On balance, economic sanctions are reducing the threat Russia poses to Western interests
We are excited to announce the dates and locations for this summer’s Victory Briefs Institute. We kick off the summer right after NSDA Nationals with VBI Chicago from June 19 to July 2 at Loyola University. We had a great time at Loyola in 2014, and we look forward to returning there in 2016. Like […]
We’ve been hearing from a lot of students and parents who are eager to sign up for VBI 2016. We are incredibly excited for this summer and thinking hard about how to make this coming VBI even better than the last. You can look forward to an announcement this month regarding our 2016 dates and locations.
This brief contains topic analyses by Jacob Nails, Marshall Thompson, and Paul Storm, with additional evidence cut by Rebecca Kuang and Jacob Nails. For season subscribers only, we have also included a complementary copy of the 2009 Victory Briefs on jury nullification.
This is our biggest and best PF brief yet, with approximately 250 cards, topic analyses by Matthew Feng and Catherine Lindsay, argument guides by Austin Hopkins, and evidence cut by Abraham Fraifeld, Arjun Rao, and Rebecca Kuang.
Resolved: In response to the current crisis, a government should prioritize the humanitarian needs of refugees over its national interests.
Resolved: In the United States criminal justice system, jury nullification ought to be used in the face of perceived injustice.
San Jose, CA — The fourth annual Voices Invitational will be hosted by Presentation High School in San Jose, CA on October 9-12, 2015. The tournament offers LD competition in JV and Varsity and a bid to the TOC at quarterfinals level. All proceeds from entries go to the Voices Foundation. Last year, this tournament raised […]