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
31 Silver Developer 0r0u 1,650
32 Blue Official 6t0m 1,650
33 Copper Governor k0m9 1,650
34 Diamond Detective 6q9f 1,650
35 Grape Lawyer 5e7w 1,600
36 Marble Governor 4o5l 1,550
37 Gold Librarian t8n6 1,550
38 Navy Developer 8q1a 1,550
39 Mint Justice n6n5 1,550
40 Scarlet Journalist m4h2 1,550
Rank Username Score
31 Yellow President n2m0 1,750
32 Cedar Artist p8c4 1,750
33 Grape Chef t6h1 1,750
34 Crimson Soldier 2m5z 1,750
35 Copper Lawyer 5z9k 1,750
36 Navy Professor 2c0x 1,750
37 Plum Investigator 2h1u 1,750
38 Cedar Governor 2b8d 1,750
39 Global President 8o5j 1,750
40 Blue Governor 6g6y 1,750