Argument Wars

Ever tried to win a disagreement? In Argument Wars, you will try out your persuasive abilities by arguing a real Supreme Court case. The other lawyer is your competition. Whoever uses the strongest arguments wins! 

** NEW** Argument Wars Extension Pack now available! Make your students’ game play more meaningful with activities designed specifically for Argument Wars. This easy-to-use Extension Pack helps you give context and purpose to the game and reinforce the game concepts. That means deeper learning for students, and best practices around game-centered learning for you!  Extension Packs require PowerPoint and are designed for use with projectors or interactive whiteboards.  

Cases include:

  • Bond v. United States
  • Brown v. Board of Education
  • Gideon v. Wainwright
  • Hazelwood v. Kuhlmeier
  • In Re Gault
  • Miranda v. Arizona
  • New Jersey v. T.L.O.
  • Snyder v. Phelps produced in cooperation with the Harlan Institute
  • Texas v. Johnson


Conscientious Objector
Conscientious Objector

Correctly object to your opponent's argument.

Solicitor General
Solicitor General

Play 2 Argument Wars cases.

Card Shark
Card Shark

Play 15 Argument Wars cards.

Bench Impress
Bench Impress

Earn 750 points from Judge Thorium.


Rank Username Score
1 Olive Justice 4q2m 2,250
2 Diamond Engineer t1e5 1,850
3 Iron Lawyer a8n4 1,800
4 Village Officer 4l7a 1,750
5 Aqua Representative 9w2w 1,750
6 Flint Policeman 1w1t 1,650
7 Plum Politician k5t0 1,650
8 County Politician 3m2j 1,650
9 Maple Pilot y3x5 1,650
10 Coral Official 173 1,650
Rank Username Score
1 Gray Marcher j5b6 3,450
2 Quartz Emperor h4z5 2,850
3 Gold Marcher g2k0 2,850
4 Country Speaker s2x1 2,750
5 Garnet Doctor 1d9n 2,450
6 Lime Investigator 8j9x 2,350
7 Orange Doctor k2x0 2,250
8 Ivory Representative 6j0d 2,250
9 Ruby Supporter 3h7v 2,250
10 Green Pilot 8k0f 2,250