Xavier University’s Law Debate Team composed of Mr. Klahrinz W.B. Catubig, Mr. Maiko Jay Llido, and Ms. Harriet Golda Reserva has emerged champion in the 1st Justice Hilarion L. Aquino National Memorial Debate Competition held today, March 2, 2023, at the San Beda Heritage Center in Manila. XU’s Maiko Jay Llido was also named Best Speaker. Congratulations!
The Xavier Ateneo Law Debate team took on the affirmative stance to adopt blockchain and similar technologies for fully automated elections. The culminating event consisted of three rounds of constructive speech, with each focusing on the necessity, beneficiality, and practicality of the proposal.
XU’s delegation was composed of alternate debater Mr. Joseph Jireh Eguia, team coach Atty. Ernesto Neri, and College of Law Dean Silvia Jo G. Sabio.
photos by XU Association of Law Students
Watch the final round below.