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2018-2019 Resolution Options
« on: June 14, 2018, 08:46:56 AM »
The topic committee has released the following slate of potential resolutions.
A link for voting will be released later in June.
The winning resolution will be announced on Friday, July 20, 2018.


Option 1 – All or Nearly All: Nukes, Regulatory Review, Trade, Treaties, Immigration Removal, Deference, Officer Removal, Surveillance, War powers
Resolved: The United States Federal Government should statutorily and/or judicially restrict all or nearly all of the executive power of the President of the United States in one or more of the following areas:
•   authority to conduct first-use nuclear strikes;
•   centralized regulatory review;
•   congressionally delegated trade power;
•   exit from congressional-executive agreements and Article II treaties;
•   immigration authority to conduct expedited removal;
•   judicial deference to federal administrative agency interpretations of statutes and/or regulations;
•   presidential removal power;
•   the bulk incidental collection of all or nearly all foreign intelligence information on United States persons without a warrant;
•   war powers authority to introduce United States Armed Forces into hostilities.

Option 2 – Nukes, Regulatory Review, Trade, Immigration Removal, Deference
Resolved: The United States Federal Government should substantially increase statutory and/or judicial restrictions on the executive power of the President of the United States in one of more of the following areas:
•   authority to conduct first-use nuclear strikes;
•   centralized regulatory review;
•   congressionally delegated trade power;
•   immigration authority to conduct expedited removal;
•   judicial deference to all or nearly all federal administrative agency interpretations of statutes and/or regulations.


Option 3 – Nukes, Trade, Treaties, Immigration Removal, Deference
Resolved: The United States Federal Government should substantially increase statutory and/or judicial restrictions on the executive power of the President of the United States in one or more of the following areas:
•   authority to conduct first-use nuclear strikes;
•   congressionally delegated trade power;
•   exit from congressional-executive agreements and Article II treaties;
•   immigration authority to conduct expedited removal;
•   judicial deference to all or nearly all federal administrative agency interpretations of statutes and/or regulations.

Option 4 – Nukes, Trade, Treaties, Deference, Surveillance
Resolved: The United States Federal Government should substantially increase statutory and/or judicial restrictions on the executive power of the President of the United States in one or more of the following areas:
•   authority to conduct first-use nuclear strikes;
•   congressionally delegated trade power;
•   exit from congressional-executive agreements and Article II treaties;
•   judicial deference to all or nearly all federal administrative agency interpretations of statutes and/or regulations;
•   the bulk incidental collection of all or nearly all foreign intelligence information on United States persons without a warrant.

Option 5 – All or Nearly All: Trade, Treaties, Immigration Detention & Removal, Deference, Officer Appointment & Removal, War powers
Resolved: The United States Federal Government should statutorily and/or judicially restrict all or nearly all of the executive power of the President of the United States in one or more of the following areas:
•   congressionally delegated trade power;
•   exit from congressional-executive agreements and Article II treaties;
•   immigration authority to detain and/or conduct expedited removal;
•   judicial deference to all or nearly all federal administrative agency interpretations of statutes and/or regulations;
•   presidential appointment and/or removal power;
•   war powers authority to introduce United States Armed Forces into hostilities.

Option 6 – Nukes, Trade, Treaties, Deference, Officer Removal
Resolved: The United States Federal Government should substantially increase statutory and/or judicial restrictions on the executive power of the President of the United States in one of more of the following areas:
•   authority to conduct first-use nuclear strikes;
•   congressionally delegated trade power;
•   exit from congressional-executive agreements and Article II treaties;
•   judicial deference to all or nearly all federal administrative agency interpretations of statutes and/or regulations;
•   presidential removal power.


Option 7 – Regulatory Review, Trade, Treaties, Deference, Officer Removal
Resolved: The United States Federal Government should substantially increase statutory and/or judicial restrictions on the executive power of the President of the United States in one of more of the following areas:
•   centralized regulatory review;
•   congressionally delegated trade power;
•   exit from congressional-executive agreements and Article II treaties;
•   judicial deference to all or nearly all federal administrative agency interpretations of statutes and/or regulations;
•   presidential removal power.