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Moral Forum

Spring 2006

Physician-Assisted Suicide





“In order to be a moral/just society, the United States should permit doctors to supply the means of death to a competent, informed patient who is terminally ill, who has voluntarily requested the doctor’s assistance in dying, and whose request has survived treatment for depression.”



Class information


Eighteen students participated in the first year of Moral Forum.  You can view the course details, reading list, and more by downloading the Spring 2006 course syllabus.



Tournament details


The 1st Annual Moral Forum final tournament was held on March 14, 2006.

 2006 student winners

Student winners included:


Champion: Zac Simon and Chase Espy

Awarded $2,000 each to be used for future academic study


Finalist: Jessica Shaver and Mark Asbury

Awarded $500 each to be used for future academic study


Outstanding Individual Debater: Lindsey Mullen

Awarded $500 to be used for future academic study


Judges for the Final Tournament included W. Ross Bryan, Assistant Director, Housing & Residential Communities, E. Culpepper "Cully" Clark, Dean of the College of Communication and Information Sciences, and Steve Thoma, Professor of Educational Psychology.