To put it simply, forensics is competitive speech and debate. Needless to say, if you’re not a Speech Geek, then you’re first guess was something related to the tv show C.S.I. That’s okay, because if I had a nickel for every time someone asked me if forensics has something to do with dead bodies, let’s just say I’d have a lot of nickels.
To give you a more textbook example of the forensic world, Don Faules, Richard Rieke, and Jach Rhodes book Directing Forensics describes the activity:
Forensics is an educational activity primarily concerned with using an argumentative perspective in examining problems and communicating with people…Forensics activities, including debate and individual events (public address and oral interpretation of literature) , are laboratories for helping students to understand and communicate various forms of arguments more effectively in a variety of contexts with a variety of audiences.
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I’m double entered. May I please go to my next round?
Of course you may. Best of luck.