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

Power From the People
Power From the People

Gain 100 issue supporters.

Sue Yewall
Sue Yewall

You helped 10 citizens resolve their cases in CourtQuest.

Leaderboards

Rank Username Score
1 Blue Plaintiff 8b2n 2,050
2 Maple Chef a5j1 1,900
3 Navy Detective y0p7 1,900
4 Flint Soldier 6z7y 1,850
5 Gold Aviator s6w5 1,850
6 Green Protestor 6j1w 1,850
7 Global Professor r4m2 1,800
8 Country Coach 1f8e 1,750
9 Gold Trainer 393 1,750
10 Gold Trainer 393 1,750
Rank Username Score
1 Jade Senator 7h4x 3,550
2 Jade Senator 7h4x 3,050
3 Lime Voter 7o9p 2,750
4 Pine Plaintiff e0r3 2,550
5 Jade Senator 7h4x 2,550
6 Diamond Soldier 6y7g 2,400
7 Iron Trainer e2d8 2,250
8 Coral Official 3r3c 2,250
9 Gold Clerk d2b3 2,150
10 Jade Senator 7h4x 2,150