This year's Topic: The United States federal government should enact substantial criminal justice reform in one or more of the following areas: policing, forensic science and/or sentencing.

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Ben Bireley '01 finished clerkship with the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas in August 2011 and now works at Gibbs and Bruns LLP in Houston.

Edward Ackels '01 practices law in Dallas, Texas at Ackels and Ackels

Anthony Jardina '02 recently continued his involvement in debate by becoming the Executive Director of the Houston Urban Debate League, a non-profit organization that works in conjunction with Houston ISD to bring debate to underrepresented populations within the HISD.

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