Miriam Mokhemar Paradigm

Last changed 9/23 2:16P EDT

A few things about me (TLDR version):

I'm a senior debater at the University of Georgia. I debated for Johns Creek High School and Mount Vernon Presbyterian School.

Plans are good

Impact calculus is important. Framing the debate round is very important.

Clarity > Speed

Cross-ex is binding

Have fun and don't be rude.

Long version:

Framework - I'm a good judge for framework. Debate is a game and framework is procedural question. I’m persuaded by negative appeals to limits and I think fairness is an impact in and of itself. I don’t think the topical version of the aff needs to “solve” in the same way the aff does. If there are DA's to the topical version of the aff, that seems to prove neg ground under the negative’s vision of debate.

Kritiks - I think it's really hard for the neg to win that the aff shouldn't get to weigh the plan provided the aff answers framework well. I've got a decent grasp on the literature surrounding critical security studies, critiques of capitalism, and feminist critiques of IR. The aff should focus on attacking the alternative both at a substance and theoretical level. It's critical that the 2AR defines the solvency deficits to the alternative and weigh that against the case. Negative debaters should spend more time talking about the case in the context of the kritik. A good warranted link and turns the case debates are the best way for negative teams to get my ballot. Tell me how the links to the aff uniquely lead to the impacts.

Counterplans - My initial impression of whether your counterplan is legitimate will be whether or not you have a specific solvency advocate. There's nothing better than a well-researched mechanism counterplan and there's nothing worse than a hyper-generic process counterplan that you recycle for every negative debate on the topic. I generally think that 2 conditional options are good, but I can be persuaded by 3 condo is okay. PICs are probably good. Consult/Conditioning/delay counterplans, international fiat, and 50 state fiat are bad.

Disads- I love a good DA and case debate. I've gone for the politics DA a lot in my college career. Normally uniqueness controls the link, but I can persuaded otherwise. Impact calc and good turns cases analysis is the best!

Paperless: If you are doing an e-mail chain please put me on it. My email is miriam.mokhemar@gmail.com. If you are flashing, prep time ends when the flash drive leaves your computer. If your computer crashes, stop the timer until you can get your doc back up.

Full Judging Record

Tournament Date Ev Rd Aff Neg Vote Result
Chattahoochee Cougar Classic 9/27/2019 VCX Quarte Alpharetta HS SD USN KF Aff Aff on a 2-1
Chattahoochee Cougar Classic 9/27/2019 JVCX Finals Decatur LS Berkeley Prep SS Neg Aff on a 2-1
Chattahoochee Cougar Classic 9/27/2019 JVCX Semis Decatur LS Westminster YJ Aff Aff on a 3-0
Chattahoochee Cougar Classic 9/27/2019 VCX R5 Alpharetta HS KM USN CW Neg
Chattahoochee Cougar Classic 9/27/2019 VCX R4 Henry W Grady KR Woodward HS Aff
Chattahoochee Cougar Classic 9/27/2019 NCX R3 Wheeler AC Galloway GM Neg
Chattahoochee Cougar Classic 9/27/2019 JVCX R2 Decatur LS Berkeley Prep FB Aff
Chattahoochee Cougar Classic 9/27/2019 VCX R1 Montgomery Bell EZ Woodward CG Neg
University of Georgia HS Bulldog Debates 3/1/2019 NCX Quar USN HC Montgomery Bell BM Neg Neg on a 3-0
University of Georgia HS Bulldog Debates 3/1/2019 OCX R6 Alpharetta HS PS Calhoun HS - Calhoun, GA GG Aff
University of Georgia HS Bulldog Debates 3/1/2019 OCX R5 Montgomery Bell HT Galloway DV Neg
University of Georgia HS Bulldog Debates 3/1/2019 OCX R4 Galloway OS Montgomery Bell KY Neg
University of Georgia HS Bulldog Debates 3/1/2019 OCX R3 Montgomery Bell JK Wayzata Independent HR Neg
University of Georgia HS Bulldog Debates 3/1/2019 OCX R2 Druid Hills GG Montgomery Bell PR Neg
Samford University Bishop Guild Debate Tournament 1/12/2019 NCX Semifi USN CH Alpharetta HS GN Aff Aff on a 3-0
Samford University Bishop Guild Debate Tournament 1/12/2019 NCX Quarte Alpharetta HS GN Decatur TS Aff Aff on a 2-1
Samford University Bishop Guild Debate Tournament 1/12/2019 NCX R6 Montgomery Bell CH Decatur TS Aff
Samford University Bishop Guild Debate Tournament 1/12/2019 VCX R4 Alpharetta HS JS Mountain Brook HS Neg
Samford University Bishop Guild Debate Tournament 1/12/2019 VCX R3 Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart MA Isidore Newman HV Aff
Samford University Bishop Guild Debate Tournament 1/12/2019 NCX R2 Montgomery Bell ZA Henry W Grady KL Neg
Samford University Bishop Guild Debate Tournament 1/12/2019 VCX R1 Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart BD Mountain Brook CD Aff
WESTMINSTER 11/17/2018 OPEN Octafi St. Mark's School of Texas SY Chattahoochee AP Neg Neg on a 3-0
WESTMINSTER 11/17/2018 JV R6 Montgomery Bell YM Asian Debate League WS Aff
WESTMINSTER 11/17/2018 JV R4 Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart MA Georgetown Day BL Neg
WESTMINSTER 11/17/2018 OPEN R3 Chattahoochee AM Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart AD Neg
WESTMINSTER 11/17/2018 JV R2 USN CH Woodward KR Neg
Emory National Debate Institute Tournament 6/21/2018 Open R6 Becca-cudas School for Fish Who Can't Read Good Akbhar Chranya Braz-Gemony Math-wells Riya Sachdeva & Ria Thakur Aff
Emory National Debate Institute Tournament 6/21/2018 Open R4 Why Male Models? Maki Solomon & Callie Walker Becca-cudas School for Fish Who Can't Read Good Noah Ali & Tama Neg
Emory National Debate Institute Tournament 6/21/2018 Open R3 Braz-Gemony Math-wells Theo DeVinney & Ikenna Ogbogu Becca-cudas School for Fish Who Can't Read Good Jasper Haimes & Neg
Emory National Debate Institute Tournament 6/21/2018 Open R1 Braz-Gemony Math-wells Jacky Gomez & Cheryl Quartey Alpha-Dawgs Praneet Venigalla & Lauryn Cornwell Aff
Emory National Debate Institute PF 6/5/2018 PFD 6 SpeakF Frazier & Goldsmith SpeakF/LadHor Bell & Wolk Aff
Emory National Debate Institute PF 6/5/2018 PFD 2 VesHil/Celebr Sabri & Slaten BatRou/StPiu Stull & Hollensbe Aff
Emory National Debate Institute PF 6/5/2018 PFD 1 Columb/univer Wu & Elder BatRou/Hoover Sheehan-Dean & Shah Neg
Emory National Debate Institute PF 6/5/2018 PFD 1 AllSai Elfarr & Davis Columb/Denmar Desai & Dharan Aff
Alpharetta Treasure Hunt 1/20/2018 VLD quarte St Pius X Catholic WP Lassiter GL Aff Aff on a 3-0
Alpharetta Treasure Hunt 1/20/2018 VCX R4 Westminster KP Chattahoochee MV Neg
Alpharetta Treasure Hunt 1/20/2018 VCX R2 Westminster AG Chattahoochee DX Aff
Alpharetta Treasure Hunt 1/20/2018 VCX R1 Woodward SG Westminster BA Neg
Westminster 11/18/2017 JV R6 USN FF Westminster SI Neg
Westminster 11/18/2017 JV R4 Wheeler RL Woodward GR Aff
Westminster 11/18/2017 OPEN R3 Alpharetta HS MK Chattahoochee DX Neg
Westminster 11/18/2017 JV R1 Thomas Jefferson HSST PY Montgomery Bell/USN MG Neg
Chattahoochee Cougar Classic 9/29/2017 VCX Octas Carrollton ArPa Alpharetta MV Aff Aff on a 3-0
Chattahoochee Cougar Classic 9/29/2017 VCX R6 Paideia HT Northview KJ Aff
Chattahoochee Cougar Classic 9/29/2017 VCX R4 Stratford MP Montgomery Bell FD Neg
Chattahoochee Cougar Classic 9/29/2017 VCX R3 Northview RJ Carrollton AlPe Aff
Chattahoochee Cougar Classic 9/29/2017 VCX R1 Carrollton JC USN HD Aff
University of Georgia HS Bulldog Debates 3/10/2017 NCX Oct USN CD Cross Keys PK Neg Neg on a 2-1
University of Georgia HS Bulldog Debates 3/10/2017 NCX R6 Hume-Fogg Academic Magnet DH Cross Keys PK Neg
University of Georgia HS Bulldog Debates 3/10/2017 NCX R4 Henry W. Grady NW Hume-Fogg Academic Magnet SW Aff
University of Georgia HS Bulldog Debates 3/10/2017 NCX R2 Hume-Fogg Academic Magnet LL Northview PY Neg
University of Georgia HS Bulldog Debates 3/10/2017 NCX R1 USN CD Chattahoochee KP Neg
Johns Creek Gladiator Debates 2/3/2017 JVCX Semifi Northview JR Woodward GW Neg Neg on a 3-0
Johns Creek Gladiator Debates 2/3/2017 VCX R5 Alpharetta BM Cambridge KY Neg
Johns Creek Gladiator Debates 2/3/2017 VCX R4 USN RR Montgomery Bell KR Neg
Johns Creek Gladiator Debates 2/3/2017 VCX R3 USN DK Alpharetta US Aff
Johns Creek Gladiator Debates 2/3/2017 VCX R2 Woodward HG USN DL Neg
Johns Creek Gladiator Debates 2/3/2017 VCX R1 Chattahoochee HP Woodward KS Neg
Alpharetta Treasure Hunt 1/21/2017 VCX Quarte Woodward HM Chattahoochee TP Aff Aff on a 2-1
Alpharetta Treasure Hunt 1/21/2017 VCX R4 Milton VA Marist EU Neg
Westminster 11/19/2016 NOV Quarte Woodward KS Alpharetta SS Neg Neg on a 3-0
Westminster 11/19/2016 NOV R5 Alpharetta SA Montgomery Bell MP Neg
Westminster 11/19/2016 JV R4 George Walton Comprehensive SV Oak Hill Classical GH Neg
Westminster 11/19/2016 NOV R3 Westminster Schools-Atlanta DS Woodward WA Neg
Emory National Debate Institute 6/16/2016 ENDI R6 Do-Wa Gates & McMillan Ba-Ma Loss & Clancy Neg
Emory National Debate Institute 6/16/2016 ENDI R5 Fla-Ka Kolstad & King He-Ma-We Lederer & Di Neg
Emory National Debate Institute 6/16/2016 ENDI R4 Fla-Ka Hartman & Clancy Schi-Lo Moorman & Sharkey Neg
Emory National Debate Institute 6/16/2016 ENDI R3 He-Ma-We Vincent & Navarette Fla-Ka Pierce & Noel Aff
Emory National Debate Institute 6/16/2016 ENDI R2 Ba-Bu Kanawati & Mao Fla-Ka Heckers & Smith Neg
Emory National Debate Institute 6/16/2016 ENDI R1 Schi-Lo St. Juste & Krupp Ba-Bu Lo & Van Dyck Aff