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 Investigator 0f5k 2,050
2 County Doctor c8f2 1,800
3 Violet Founder g9y1 1,750
4 Teal Client o5v6 1,650
5 National Principal n2u8 1,650
6 Teal Client o5v6 1,650
7 Violet Founder g9y1 1,600
8 Violet Librarian 7z1u 1,550
9 Violet Founder g9y1 1,550
10 Orange Instructor y8y6 1,550
Rank Username Score
1 Red Leader i7l3 2,200
2 Marble Speaker 9s4g 2,150
3 Tin Investigator 0f5k 2,050
4 County Doctor c8f2 1,800
5 Violet Politician 5p1n 1,750
6 Peach Policeman 7x1a 1,750
7 Violet Founder g9y1 1,750
8 Garnet Official l2d1 1,750
9 National Principal n2u8 1,650
10 Town Emperor m5q0 1,650