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Binghamton Speech & Debate

Proposition: Grace Ayres-Doyle (Wood River High School) vs. Opposition: Ahmad Amireh (Liberty High School)

Judge: Brandon Evans (Binghamton University)

Resolution: THBT: An overriding ethical obligation to protect and preserve extraterrestrial microbial life and ecosystems should be incorporated into international law.

  • Grace Ayres-Doyle
    Grace Ayres-Doyle
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    Ahmad Amireh
    Ahmad Amireh
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    Posted at April 11, 2016 11:49:47AM EST by Grace Ayres-Doyle

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    "NASA Office of Planetary Protection." NASA Office of Planetary Protection. National Aeronautics Ans Space Administration, 8 Mar. 2016. Web. 02 Apr. 2016. <http://planetaryprotection.nasa.gov/overview>.
    Glaser, Sarah M. "NASA Astrobiology Debates Interview." Interview. NASA ASTROBIOLOGY DEBATES. NASA, 2015. Web. 05 Apr. 2016. Dr. Glaser earned a PhD in Oceanography at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography and specializes in fisheries, food web ecology, and complex systems.
    Cockell, Charles. "How the Search for Aliens Can Help Sustain Life on Earth." CNN. Cable News Network, 04 Oct. 2012. Web. 04 Apr. 2016.

    Posted at April 13, 2016 01:16:35AM EST by Ahmad Amireh

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    Definition
    http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overriding

    Contention 1
    http://www.coe.neu.edu/Research/robots/papers/Space2006.pdf

    Contention 2
    https://books.google.com/books?id=UPMKltmh6n0C&pg=PA495&lpg=PA495&dq=international+law+does+more+bad+than+good&source=bl&ots=HJGA_d_455&sig=tvomLqzZ3Ue9j0BqNrafzgms0y8&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjDwK6O6onMAhVDk4MKHbBABfwQ6AEIIzAB#v=onepage&q=international%20law%20does%20more%20bad%20than%20good&f=false
    http://theliberiandialogue.org/2012/12/16/failure-of-international-law-and-tyranny-at-the-security-council/

    Contention 3
    http://www.worldbank.org/en/topic/fragilityconflictviolence/brief/forced-displacement-a-growing-global-crisis-faqs

    Posted at April 14, 2016 12:41:51AM EST by Grace Ayres-Doyle

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    Posted at April 15, 2016 01:31:09AM EST by Ahmad Amireh

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    This match has been completed. Show the Decision.

    Submitted at April 17, 2016 06:52:02PM EST by Joe Leeson-Schatz

    The decision is for the Opposition: Ahmad Amireh

    Reason for Decision:

    The proposition failed to submit a closing video by the deadline, resulting in a forfeit.


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