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 Plum Investigator 2h1u 3,150
2 National Emperor 6v2t 2,450
3 Mint Mayor q0h8 2,050
4 Orange Patriot z8a4 1,900
5 Yellow Artist h1n1 1,850
6 Plum Investigator 2h1u 1,850
7 Jade Officer 4x9l 1,850
8 Peach Investigator h3m0 1,750
9 Copper Lawyer 5z9k 1,750
10 Plum Investigator 2h1u 1,750
Rank Username Score
1 Silver Emperor w3b4 3,750
2 Plum Investigator 2h1u 3,150
3 State Governor x7k7 3,050
4 State Governor x7k7 2,750
5 National Emperor 6v2t 2,450
6 Local Emperor 1l5t 2,450
7 Oak Voter v2k8 2,350
8 Coral Lawyer y3w2 2,250
9 Peach Painter o2b5 2,250
10 Navy Emperor 929 2,150