Contemporary Issues Forum

A Middle School Debate in Progress

Contemporary Issues Forum is a debate between four-member teams. Students work with law students as well as members of the legal community.

Debate is a type of formal argumentation in which a team of affirmative debaters answers a formally worded question and a team of negative debaters argue the other side of the question. 

2016 debate question is as follows:

Resolved: Should Michigan abolish all zoos?

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Click here for Debate Manual and Final Registration Form

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