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

Power From the People
Power From the People

Gain 100 issue supporters.

Sue Yewall
Sue Yewall

You helped 10 citizens resolve their cases in CourtQuest.

Leaderboards

Rank Username Score
1 Cedar Doctor 2z5b 2,800
2 Gold Representative c9a2 1,750
3 Crimson Supporter 4u4i 1,750
4 Emerald Reporter 4z3c 1,700
5 Blue Engineer 6i6m 1,650
6 Town Scholar z5b2 1,650
7 Coral Politician a4y9 1,650
8 Marble President 4z4w 1,650
9 Bronze Client 9x1g 1,650
10 Diamond Representative j6v6 1,600
Rank Username Score
1 Silver Representative 8l0o 3,050
2 Violet Official d2w3 2,950
3 Cedar Doctor 2z5b 2,800
4 Village Plaintiff 5q9s 2,050
5 Oak Painter v3b3 2,050
6 Gold Representative c9a2 1,750
7 Crimson Supporter 4u4i 1,750
8 Diamond Scientist s4s2 1,750
9 Ruby Politician 9g8g 1,700
10 Granite Doctor 7z8u 1,700