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
41 Bronze Manager 1o7q 1,550
42 Gold Librarian t8n6 1,550
43 Village Chef 4d9d 1,550
44 Mustard Officer 4q3t 1,550
45 Mint Official 1u5h 1,550
46 Bronze Manager 2g0g 1,550
47 Iron Judge j1d9 1,550
48 Cedar Artist p8c4 1,550
49 Flint Emperor 9q0r 1,550
50 Blue Governor 6g6y 1,550
Rank Username Score
41 Quartz Gamer 5w8e 1,750
42 Iron Detective 9w8v 1,750
43 Marble Policeman 7o7c 1,750
44 Gold Client l1t0 1,750
45 Cedar Artist p8c4 1,750
46 Peach Investigator h3m0 1,750
47 Yellow President n2m0 1,750
48 Grape Chef t6h1 1,750
49 Jade Lawyer 2p1y 1,750
50 Violet Doctor x7j3 1,750