Released: Filed Under: Parliamentary Debate
About "Criminal Justice Reform"
The criminal justice system seems to come up often in debate leagues as a topic that needs addressing. The “system” is claimed to be tainted, needing deep and lasting reform. The criminal justice system, however, is vast and wide. It includes large institutions whose goal in society is to deliver punishments. But it also focuses on rehabilitation, prevention, and support of criminals. The system consists of police and law enforcement, the courts, and the sea of lawyers who prosecute and defend law breakers.
There are many types of reform that debaters should know. Many claim that sentencing is discriminatory toward race. Drug culture targets low income communities. Police brutality and misconduct has been a rising concern of recent years. Re-entry into society has a high failure rate. The juvenile justice system seems to be broken. These are the many issues parli debaters can take on.
This week’s topics of debate the criminal justice system, aging infrastructure, secret videos of private conversations, whether welfare really helps the poor, and more!
- Download the document with the button above. Study this release and get to know it well. File and print as necessary to prepare for your upcoming competition.
- This download is exclusively for Monument Members participating in Season 19. Any use outside this membership is a violation of U.S. Copyright Law and violators will be prosecuted.
- As always, double check all claims, warrants, hyperlinks and the current news in case any changes have occurred that will affect your competition.
- Do you have questions about this download? Tap in your comment at the bottom of the page. The author, the site owner, or another member will most likely reply.
Permission & Usage
Click Here for complete information on permissions. All membership content is proprietary intellectual content, so please respect its copyright. Simply put, if you are not a Monument Member, you may not use it or share its content. If one partner of a debate team is a member and the other is not, the one who is a Monument Member must be the controller of the logins, downloads and incorporation of the Monument Membership material. Sharing logins is strictly prohibited.
Would you like to join?
Downloads like these don't grow on trees. They take hard work from experts. But we make it easy and affordable with a membership, and we'd love for you to join us! Fill out the fields below to be included in all that Season 19 has to offer:
Click here for more information.
Coach Jeub is owner of Monument Publishing. He authors and co-authors several of the publications, but enjoys plugging other speech and debate talent into key writing positions. Mr. Jeub resides in Monument, Colorado, with his wife and 10 of his 16 children. Over the years, his family has carried five titles in two different leagues.