Stress Testing Your Value Case: Five Strategies

Stress Testing Your Value Case: Five Strategies

You just pulled an all-nighter pounding out your LD case (or commandeered one from our widely acclaimed sourcebooks) and want to ensure it’s airtight before tomorrow’s tournament. Here are five strategies for your arsenal. Strategy 1: The Five Whys Debaters could...
Reimagining Trichotomy

Reimagining Trichotomy

Debaters traditionally classify resolutions into three different categories—fact, value, and policy. Often called “trichotomy,” this three-pronged division conventionally unfolds as follows: Fact resolutions are “descriptive,” assessing “(scientifically) testable...