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
21 Gray Attorney 7q6s 1,650
22 Town Lawyer 4l7v 1,650
23 Crimson Justice m0u5 1,650
24 Purple Librarian 8y7c 1,650
25 Ivory Gamer m1k1 1,650
26 Aqua Pilot i1l0 1,650
27 Gold Senator 0q0b 1,650
28 Copper Lawyer 5z9k 1,650
29 State Executive u3m1 1,650
30 Local Judge 5p7v 1,650
Rank Username Score
21 Plum Investigator 2h1u 1,850
22 Jade Officer 4x9l 1,850
23 Maple Artist v7i7 1,850
24 Ruby Policeman h9y7 1,850
25 Lime Client 7i0a 1,850
26 State Developer 6n8f 1,850
27 Yellow Artist h1n1 1,850
28 Chrome Engineer 9b4m 1,800
29 Purple Scientist 8a3x 1,800
30 Aqua Artist y8x7 1,750