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

Achievements

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.

Leaderboards

Rank Username Score
1 Tin Emperor g8c9 2,250
2 Cedar Attorney 0z8p 2,150
3 Gold Reporter u7t3 1,950
4 Crimson Artist 3t6f 1,950
5 Ivory Analyst j9c2 1,950
6 Silver Scientist q1r9 1,900
7 Aqua Marcher z2o7 1,850
8 Maroon Soldier f2a1 1,800
9 Oak Mayor 3z0n 1,750
10 Purple Representative 2z0o 1,750
Rank Username Score
1 Green Professor 2q6n 2,650
2 Tin Emperor g8c9 2,250
3 Village Painter w8x2 2,250
4 Cedar Attorney 0z8p 2,150
5 Oak Operator 2m7w 2,150
6 Maroon Representative g5f9 2,150
7 Cedar Librarian x3v9 2,150
8 Gold Reporter s5f7 2,150
9 Crimson Artist 3t6f 1,950
10 Gold Reporter u7t3 1,950