Rehabilitation vs Retribution

Rehabilitation vs Retribution

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The following consists of the complete season releases from for the Lincoln-Douglas value topic listed below. Upon purchase, you will have access to a ZIP file containing the material listed. Take note of the release dates, as the timing may conflict with arguments of the current year.

Resolved: Rehabilitation ought to be valued above retribution in criminal justice systems.

Summer Releases These are the first releases of the year, framing the start of competitive training with STRUCTURE (history of the resolution) and STRATEGY (status quo of the resolution). Four articles and four cases (two affirmative and two negative) kick off your year.
  • NCFCA LD Release #01: “The Criminal Justice System” (Article) (7/4/2016)
  • NCFCA LD Release #02: “Detailing the Wording of the Resolution” (Article) (7/11/2016)
  • NCFCA LD Release #03: “Evolution of Justice” (Article) (7/18/2016)
  • NCFCA LD Release #04: “Anti-value of Crime” (NEG) (7/25/2016)
  • NCFCA LD Release #05: “Reduced Recidivism” (AFF) (8/1/2016)
  • NCFCA LD Release #06: “Societal Well-being” (NEG) (8/8/2016)
  • NCFCA LD Release #07: “Return on Investment” (AFF) (8/15/2016)
  • NCFCA LD Release #08: “Four Motivations on Why We Punish Criminals” (Article) (8/22/2016)
Early-season The following is the year’s longest release time of the season, running from August through November.
  • NCFCA LD Release #09: “A Better Society” (AFF) (8/29/2016)
  • NCFCA LD Release #10: “Repetition Is Deadly” (NEG) (9/5/2016)
  • NCFCA LD Release #11: “Part to Whole” (AFF) (9/12/2016)
  • NCFCA LD Release #12: “Decreasing Recidivism” (AFF) (9/19/2016)
  • NCFCA LD Release #13: “Bad Apples” (NEG) (9/26/2016)
  • NCFCA LD Release #14: “The Bieber Effect” (NEG) (10/3/2016)
  • NCFCA LD Release #15: “Ethics” (NEG) (10/10/2016)
  • NCFCA LD Release #16: “Time-Out” (AFF) (10/17/2016)
  • NCFCA LD Release #17: “Good, Bad and Normals” (NEG) (10/24/2016)
  • NCFCA LD Release #18: “Deontology” (AFF) (10/31/2016)
  • NCFCA LD Release #19: “Intuitions” (NEG) (11/7/2016)
  • NCFCA LD Release #20: “Positive Transformation” (AFF) (11/14/2016)
  • NCFCA LD Release #21: “Pay the Debt” (NEG) (11/21/2016)
  • NCFCA LD Release #22: “Amorality” (AFF) (11/28/2016)
Midseason The shortest but most important time of the season is “midseason,” running from early December through January, when the league’s first qualifiers begin.
  • NCFCA LD Release #23: “The Criminal Justice System” (Worksheet) (12/5/2016)
  • NCFCA LD Release #24: “Norway Prisons” (Opposition Brief) (12/12/2016)
  • NCFCA LD Release #25: “Christmas Gift Release #1” (FREE) (12/19/2016)
  • NCFCA LD Release #26: “Christmas Gift Release #2” (FREE) (12/26/2016)
  • NCFCA LD Release #27: “Addressing Sin Nature” (NEG) (1/2/2017)
  • NCFCA LD Release #28: “Punishment With a Purpose” (AFF) (1/9/2017)
  • NCFCA LD Release #29: “Resolutional Objection” (NEG) (1/16/2017)
  • NCFCA LD Release #30: “Restoration” (AFF) (1/23/2017)
  • NCFCA LD Release #31: “Restitution” (NEG) (1/30/2017)
Late-season This season required focus and strategy, and Monument Publishing gives you the resources to push through this most competitive time of the year.
  • NCFCA LD Release #32: “Justice Source” (OPP) (2/6/2017)
  • NCFCA LD Release #33: “Rehabilitation as Punishment” (OPP) (2/13/2017)
  • NCFCA LD Release #34: “Recidivism Rates” (OPP) (2/20/2017)
  • NCFCA LD Release #35: “Justice” (OPP) (2/27/2017)
  • NCFCA LD Release #36: “Proportional Punishment” (OPP) (3/6/2017)
  • NCFCA LD Release #37: “Retribution and Justice” (OPP) (3/13/2017)
  • NCFCA LD Release #38: “Revenge” (NEG) (3/20/2017)
  • NCFCA LD Release #39: “Revenge Is Bad” (AFF) (3/27/2017)
  • NCFCA LD Release #40: “Divided System” (NEG) (4/3/2017)
  • NCFCA LD Release #41: “Crime Stoppers” (AFF) (4/10/2017)
  • NCFCA LD Release #42: “Moral Agency” (NEG) (4/17/2017)
  • NCFCA LD Release #43: “Rehabilitation Works” (OPP) (4/24/2017)

History of This Resolution

This resolution was released by NCFCA at their National Tournament in 2016. It carried through the year all the way to the 2017 National Tournament, held at Northwestern University in St. Paul, Minnesota. This was the first year of the new Red Book for Lincoln-Douglas Debate.