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 Diamond Representative u0l1 2,250
2 Flint Leader p9h5 1,650
3 Violet Leader s7k9 1,650
4 Ivory Representative 6j0d 1,650
5 Cypress Citizen i2z9 1,650
6 Yellow Soldier 0k6i 1,650
7 Garnet Coach j5r7 1,650
8 Ivory President 7t2n 1,650
9 Village Printer 3o3g 1,550
10 Gray Pilot 6z1d 1,550
Rank Username Score
1 Cedar Mayor u3h7 2,250
2 Diamond Representative u0l1 2,250
3 Quartz Marcher z3k3 2,200
4 Navy Policeman 0s1z 1,950
5 Peach Policeman 7x1a 1,750
6 Maroon Gamer i9q2 1,750
7 Marble Printer 1 1,750
8 State Policeman q6p1 1,750
9 Cedar Mayor u3h7 1,750
10 State Printer n6z4 1,750