The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Victory Briefs. Jake Nebel is a PhD candidate in philosophy at New York University, executive director at Victory Briefs, and (starting fall 2019) assistant professor of philosophy at the University of Southern California. Let’s […]
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Three reasons you should consider attending the Harvard College World Schools Invitational from March 24 – March 26, 2017: 1. This will be the best-judged World Schools Tournament in the Western Hemisphere. We have two WSDC champions, two runner-ups, numerous outround participants, and other former competitors on our team that will be judging, as well as […]
Hockaday coach Jordan Innerarity writes in that the Hockaday Women’s RR will now be Nov 10th and 11th. The full tournament starts on the 11th and runs through the 12th. Here is a link to the RR and tournament registration: http://www.joyoftournaments.com/tx/hockaday/info.asp?p=7 We would like to invite all interested women to attend the Hockaday Women’s Round […]
The Victory Briefs Institute camp topics will be as follows: VBI Chicago—Resolved (PF): In United States public K-12 schools, the probable cause standard ought to apply to searches of students. Resolved (LD): The United States has a moral obligation to adopt a single-payer healthcare system. VBI Philadelphia—Resolved: The United States ought to guarantee the right to housing. VBI […]
This is a guest post by VBI Curriculum Director Marshall Thompson about an idea for our curriculum. Please fill out the poll at the end, or write a comment, to let us know what you think. Introduction There has been an idea floating around in the back of my head for several years. It is a […]
Resolved: To alleviate income inequality in the United States, increased spending on public infrastructure should be prioritized over increased spending on means-tested welfare programs. Start debating today!
Resolved: The United States should withdraw its military presence from Okinawa. Start debating today with practice cases on both sides! Many thanks to Abraham Fraifeld for putting these together.
We are excited to announce our initial faculty lists for the 2016 Victory Briefs Institute. These early lists represent a small fraction of our staff; many more instructors will be added in the coming months. Our Public Forum instructors have won or coached winners of the TOC, NDCA, and NSDA Nationals, in addition to Blake, the […]
“Penn For Youth Debate (PFYD) is excited to announce that applications for the Public Forum Round Robin are live! We encourage you to apply to enjoy national level competition and top notch amenities. The Round Robin will be held the day before the Liberty Bell Classic (February 12 2016). The application deadline has been extended […]