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
11 Maple Leader z4w1 1,750
12 Country Organizer 4x9g 1,750
13 Purple Representative 2z0o 1,750
14 Oak Mayor 3z0n 1,750
15 Country Executive a5z6 1,700
16 Pine Client 0e6i 1,700
17 Town Librarian j7c8 1,650
18 Global Artist y2m1 1,650
19 Gold Detective e8j6 1,650
20 Cedar Principal g2h7 1,650
Rank Username Score
11 Ivory Analyst j9c2 1,950
12 Crimson Official 5e9y 1,900
13 Silver Scientist q1r9 1,900
14 Teal Archivist s3k4 1,900
15 Granite Printer 0c9m 1,850
16 Aqua Marcher z2o7 1,850
17 Jade Professor b2c2 1,850
18 Maroon Soldier f2a1 1,800
19 Global Gamer 5f7g 1,800
20 Silver Clerk 5a8u 1,750