NJSD Past Issues


Volume I (2012–2013)


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INTRODUCTION

BURDENS, PRESUMPTIONS & VALUE RESOLUTIONS IN LD DEBATE: A MEDIATION ON THE NFL RULES

ENSURING GEOGRAPHIC AND SKILL-LEVEL MIXING AT NATIONALS

THE TRUTH-TESTING PARADIGM AS A STRAW MAN


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NIX THE NIXONISM: 

IDENTIFYING THE PURPOSES OF DEBATE THROUGH CONSTITUENCY, ACCOUNTABILITY & TRANSPARENCY

ACTIVIST JUDGING: A QUESTION OF OBJECTIVITY AND PEDAGOGY

OPEN SOURCE DEBATING: A DIFFICULT DECISION

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CRITICAL ARGUMENTS WITHOUT ALTERNATIVES

A CASE AGAINST PUNISHMENT THEORY IN LD DEBATE: OBJECTIONS TO “EMO” DEBATE
 

 

 


Volume II: 2013-2014

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POSITIONAL COMPETITION: MORE THAN JUST A PLAN TEXT

HOW FORENSICS SAVED MY LIFE: THE IMPACT OF FORENSICS ON LOWER-SES STUDENTS

-OVERCOMING THE FICTION OF “SOCIAL CHANGE THROUGH DEBATE”: WHAT’S TO LEARN FROM 2PAC’S CHANGES

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HOW DURABLE IS IT? A CONTEXTUALIZED INTERPRETATION OF FIAT IN POLICY DEBATE

TAILORING THE DEBATE FORMAT TO SPECIFIC EDUCATIONAL GOALS

 

 


Volume III: 2014-2015

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“DON’T THREATEN TO SUE YOUR JUDGE”:

AN OVERVIEW OF THE LEGAL OBLIGATIONS OF JUDGES, SCHOOLS & ORGANIZATIONS

SOLVING THE ETHOS PROBLEM

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ROLE CONFUSION: THE CASE AGAINST POLICY DEBATE AS A ROLE-PLAYING EXERCISE

DEBATER-CORPORATIONS AND THE CAPITALISM OF COMPETITIVE INTERSCHOLASTIC PROGRAMS: A SWIFT PROPOSAL

CRITIQUING CHIMERA: PART I

 

 



Volume IV: 2015-2016

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WHAT DOES IT ALL MEAN, BASIL?”: INTERPRETING RESOLUTIONS WITH PRINCIPLES OF JUDICIAL INTERPRETATION

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DON’T FLIP OUT: CONSIDERING ABANDONMENT OF THE COIN FLIP IN PUBLIC FORUM DEBATE

THE MISAPPROPRIATION OF IDENTITY POLITICS IN COMPETITIVE INTERSCHOLASTIC DEBATE:

HOW IDENTITY DISCOURSE UNDER COMPETITION RULES DISEMPOWERS THE DISENFRANCHISED & UNDERMINES THE COMMUNITY’S VALUES OF DIVERSITY & INCLUSIVITY

CRITIQUING CHIMERA: PART II

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INTRODUCING A CONVERSATION ON ACCESSIBILITY, DISABILITY & DEBATE

DYSLEXIA & DEBATE

DEAF DEBATERS

ACCESSIBILITY & DEBATE CAMPS

THE DISABLED PERSON’S STRUGGLE IN ROUND & BEYOND: TAKING BACK FORMERLY ABLEIST EDUCATIONAL SPACES IN THE POST-ADA GENERATION

 



Volume V: 2016-2017

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MAY IT PLEASE THE COURT: A PROPOSAL TO MAKE “ORAL ARGUMENT” A FORENSICS ACTIVITY

DEBATING WITH/ABOUT DISABILITY: A REJOINDER

BOOK REVIEW: THOMAS A. HOLLIHAN & KEVIN T. BAASKE, ARGUMENTS & ARGUING: THE PRODUCTS AND PROCESS OF HUMAN DECISION MAKING (3rd ed.) (Long Grove, IL: Waveland Press, 2016)

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INTRODUCING THE LOGIT SCORE: A NEW METHOD TO RANK DEBATE TEAMS

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GETTING OUT OF THE CARDS & INTO THE ARGUMENTS:
2018 STRATEGIES FOR REFUTATION



Volume VI: 2017-2018

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 OBSERVATIONS OF A LAW STUDENT TURNED DEBATE COACH​

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TESTING A NEW RANKING METHOD, THE LOGIT SCORE, WITH SIMULATED TOURNAMENTS

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GETTING OUT OF THE CARDS & INTO THE ARGUMENTS:
2018 STRATEGIES FOR REFUTATION



Volume VII: 2018-2019

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 SEVEN MODEST PROPOSALS FOR DEBATE TABULATION:

REFLECTIONS ON TRADITIONS FROM BRINGING MATHEMATICS TO BEAR

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