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Binghamton Speech & Debate

Proposition: Dillon Somodji (Bard High School Early College) vs. Opposition: Jourden Palmiter (Binghamton University)

Judge: Jevon Henry (The University of the West Indies)

Resolution: This house believes that prisons should be abolished

  • Dillon Somodji
    Dillon Somodji

    Jourden Palmiter
    Jourden Palmiter
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    Posted at April 21, 2015 01:52:00AM EST by Dillon Somodji



    Prison- a building where people are kept as punishment for a crime or while they are waiting to go to court.
    Abolish- to officially end or stop something, such as a law
    Merriam-Webster Dictionary
    Tom Birch 4/1/2099 [National Child Abuse Coalition],, "Justice Study: Prior Abuse Reported by Inmates,"page 1

    Michael S. Jones 8/23/2003 [Journalist],,"Prison Is 'Living Hell' for Pedophiles," Page 1

    Sophia Kerby 3/13/2012 [Social Justice Advocate],, "The Top 10 Most Startling Facts About People of Color and Criminal Justice in the United States," Page 1

    Angela Y. Davis, Dylan Rodriguez [Prison Abolitionist], "The Challenge of Prison Abolition: A Conversation" Page 1

    Posted at April 21, 2015 07:08:50PM EST by Jourden Palmiter





    This match has been completed. Show the Decision.

    Submitted at April 23, 2015 10:07:20AM EST by Joe Leeson-Schatz

    The decision is for the Opposition: Jourden Palmiter

    Reason for Decision:

    The proposition failed to post their rebuttal video or contact the tournament administrator by the deadline, resulting in a forfeit.

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