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Binghamton Speech & Debate

Proposition: Edward Arsenault (Cape Cod Community College) vs. Opposition: Patrick Tierney (Binghamton University)

Judge: Joe Leeson-Schatz (Binghamton University)

Resolution: Choice of Three

  • Edward Arsenault
    Edward Arsenault

    Patrick Tierney
    Patrick Tierney
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    Posted at October 14, 2013 09:25:56PM EST by Edward Arsenault



    Works Cited

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    Moore, Melissa. "Food Sovereignty: Global Rallying Cry of Farmer Movements." Food First/Institute for Food and Development Policy. N.p., 31 Oct. 2003. Web. 14 Oct. 2013.

    Specter, Michael. "Can We Patent Life?" The New Yorker. N.p., 2 Apr. 2013. Web. 14 Oct. 2013.

    Wolf, Richard. "Justices Rule Human Genes Cannot Be Patented." USA Today. Gannett, 13 June 2013. Web. 14 Oct. 2013.

    Posted at October 21, 2013 11:29:33PM EST by Patrick Tierney



    "Gene Patent Trial Begins: Biotech Researchers Sued Over Ownership Of Gene Discoveries." Breaking News and Opinion on The Huffington Post. N.p., n.d. Web. 22 Oct. 2013. <>.

    individuals, patents make it possible for, investments. Without this kind of protection, money, and hard work.. "The Importance of Patents - FedCirc Patent Law Information." Patent Law Information: Register a Trademark, Patent Offices, The Importance of Patents. N.p., n.d. Web. 22 Oct. 2013. <>.

    notorious, extensive experimentation. Cultured ES (embryonic stem) cells are. "Unacceptable Death Rates End Cloning Trials in New Zealand." The Institute of Science In Society. N.p., n.d. Web. 22 Oct. 2013. <>.

    topic. "Human Genome Project Information Site Has Been Updated." Oak Ridge National Laboratory | ORNL. N.p., n.d. Web. 22 Oct. 2013. <


    This match has been completed. Show the Decision.

    Submitted at November 7, 2013 12:19:57PM EST by Joe Leeson-Schatz

    The decision is for the Opposition: Patrick Tierney

    Reason for Decision:

    The proposition failed to post their rebuttal speech in time, resulting in a forfeit.

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