Plea Bargaining Ought to be Abolished in the United States Criminal Justice System

MiGatto

My LD Case Contention One: Prosecutorial Abuse Took Discovering Truth Out of the Criminal Justice System S1. PROSECUTION"S POWER IS ABUSIVE AND ALLOWS ONE PERSON TO CONTROL THE LIVES OF OTHERS The main winner in the plea bargaining process is the prosecutor. What has happened is that a single officer, the prosecutor, now is in charge of investigating, charging -- deciding whether to prosecute, evaluating that evidence, [deciding] whether or not in his or her judgment you're guilty or not, a...

Post Voting Period
27 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago

Optimism vs. Pessimism

Danielle

Introduction An optimist is a person with a positive outlook on life. A pessimist is a person with a negative outlook on life. Dispositional optimism and pessimism are typically assessed by asking people whether they expect future outcomes to be beneficial or negative. In this debate, I will be arguing that it is overall better to be an optimist than a pessimist.Upon my opponent's acce...

Voting Period
91 Comments
Updated 4 Months Ago

Virtual High Stakes Poker

MRAAJ.evil

Rules:Go look up the rules to 5 card texas hold em up. We both start with 50k each. Since it's live, we both go all in. R1 both receive our cards, I've a Jack Diamonds and 2 Spades. R1 Opponent accepts challenge n reveals his two cards. R2 i reveal the first 3 cards on the table, placing a personal possession of mine on the line if the cards suit me R2: You call n reveal card 4, placing more things on the line R3: I reveal final card n the winner is announced R3: You accept the...

Post Voting Period
11 Comments
Updated 4 Months Ago

Solon is FIIIINE

Vaarka

Solon is FIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIINE...

Post Voting Period
29 Comments
Updated 6 Months Ago

Abortion

Jammie

I deliberately left the topic of this debate broad, to avoid contrived and un-passionate arguments. If you are firmly pro-choice, and are passionate about the so called right to choice, then I encourage you to debate me. If you choose to accept, then simply tell me you accept as your first argument, and then we can start. Good luck....

Post Voting Period
11 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

Revenge porn should be criminalized.

SkySky16

Let me define what this is here: Revenge porn revealing or sexually explicit images or videos of a person posted on the Internet, typically by a former sexual partner, without the consent of the subject and in order to cause them distress or embarrassment. I will be taking the stance that it should not be criminalized, and should remain completely legal. R1: Acceptance R2: Opening Statements, no refuting opposing arguments R3&4: Rebuttals R5: Closing Arguments Cite sources if nee...

Post Voting Period
1 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

Was there space before the universe came into existence.

Sonofcharl

I would argue no space is an impossibility. Trying to imagine no space is impossible. Because space always surrounds a point of nothingness....

Post Voting Period
8 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

College Athletes Should Be Paid

Danielle

I will begin my arguments in Round 2. I prefer to debate someone with experience.If you are restricted from accepting this debate but have an interest, let me know!The first round will be for my contender's acceptance. Good luck... and Go Scarlet Knights!!!...

Post Voting Period
13 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

Music Challenge

Opsianos

Many thanks to Rosalie for accepting this challenge! Rules and Conditions 1. Each person must provide one original performance of any music per round after the first round. Only you are to be playing or singing (exception being instrumental accompaniment).This must be done in the form of a video for confirm...

Post Voting Period
44 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

Homework Should Not Be Required

Danielle

Many thanks to my opponent for accepting this challenge. I'll be arguing that on balance, teachers should not assign homework. My opponent can use Round 1 for acceptance and I'll begin my contentions in R2. Thanks!...

Post Voting Period
36 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago