Inner Temple IV 2013 [MOTIONS] [RESULTS]

Date: 1-2 February 2013

CORRECTION: A previous version of this post incorrectly swapped Harish and Tom’s Best Speaker-ship.
Champions: Tom Hosking & Harish Natarajan
Best Speaker: Harish Natarajan
Best Speaker in Grand Final: Tom Hosking

CA:Ben Woolgar
DCA: Catherine Murphy, Hasan Dindjer

R1: THW Abolish Trial by Jury
R2: THBT, When and Where Gay Marriage is Legal, Religious Institutions Should Be Compelled to Conduct Gay Wedding Ceremonies
R3: THBT All Policy on Drugs, Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Controlled Substances Should Be Made by Expert Scientific Panels and not Elected Officials
R4: THBT The Arab Spring Has Been Bad for Egypt
R5: THW Punish Illegal Tax Avoidance by the Deprivation of Citizenship (NOTE FROM CA TEAM: “It has been pointed out to us that we confused avoidance and evasion. We are sorry, and a tad embarrassed”)

SF: THBT It Is Impossible to Be A Pro-Life Feminist
GF: TH Regrets that Lance Armstrong Got Caught