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
1 State Governor x7k7 3,650
2 Silver Emperor w3b4 3,550
3 National Soldier y5y7 3,550
4 State Governor x7k7 3,450
5 State Governor x7k7 3,150
6 State Governor x7k7 3,050
7 State Governor x7k7 2,400
8 Peach Investigator h3m0 2,350
9 State Governor x7k7 2,350
10 Jade Mayor 2u2n 2,350
Rank Username Score
1 State Governor x7k7 3,650
2 National Soldier y5y7 3,550
3 Silver Emperor w3b4 3,550
4 Silver Emperor w3b4 3,550
5 Silver Emperor w3b4 3,550
6 State Governor x7k7 3,450
7 State Governor x7k7 3,150
8 State Governor x7k7 3,050
9 Silver Emperor w3b4 3,050
10 State Governor x7k7 2,400