Instigator / Con
21
1592
rating
14
debates
78.57%
won
Topic

International Law

Status
Finished

All stages have been completed. The voting points distribution and the result are presented below.

Arguments points
9
6
Sources points
6
6
Spelling and grammar points
3
3
Conduct points
3
1

With 3 votes and 5 points ahead, the winner is ...

bsh1
Parameters
More details
Publication date
Last update date
Category
Politics
Time for argument
Three days
Voting system
Open voting
Voting period
Two weeks
Point system
Four points
Rating mode
Rated
Characters per argument
30,000
Contender / Pro
16
1485
rating
1
debates
0.0%
won
Description
~ 1,070 / 5,000

--Topic--

International law does not exist.

--Rules--

1. No forfeits
2. Citations must be provided in the text of the debate
3. No new arguments in the final speeches
4. Observe good sportsmanship and maintain a civil and decorous atmosphere
5. No trolling
6. No "kritiks" of the topic (challenging assumptions in the resolution)
7. For all resolutional terms, individuals should use commonplace understandings that fit within the logical context of the resolution and this debate
8. The BOP is evenly shared
9. Rebuttals of new points raised in an adversary's immediately preceding speech may be permissible at the judges' discretion even in the final round (debaters may debate their appropriateness)
10. Con must waive in R1 and Pro must waive in R5.
11. Violation of any of these rules, or of any of the R1 set-up, merits a loss

--Structure--

R1. Con waives; Pro's Case
R2. Con's Case; Pro generic Rebuttal
R3. Con generic Rebuttal; Pro generic Rebuttal
R4. Con generic Rebuttal; Pro generic Rebuttal and Summary
R5. Con generic Rebuttal and Summary; Pro waives

Round 1
Con
Thanks to Carbon for accepting. Per the rules, I waive the first round.
Pro
Forfeited
Round 2
Con
I await my opponent's argument.
Pro
Forfeited
Round 3
Con
Alas, my opponent has forfeited twice now. I ask voters, per the rules stated in the description, to vote Con.
Pro
Forfeited
Round 4
Con
Vote Con. Thanks!
Pro
Forfeited
Round 5
Con
C'est la vie.

Please Vote Con!
Pro
Forfeited