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 Cedar Attorney 8e3x 2,750
2 Teal Policeman b8u5 2,450
3 Gold Reporter s5f7 2,450
4 Teal Policeman b8u5 2,350
5 Scarlet Voter 5p8s 2,100
6 Aspen Speaker j9j0 2,050
7 Plum Representative 3t4v 2,050
8 Gold Reporter s5f7 2,000
9 Regional Voter j6k1 1,950
10 Teal Policeman b8u5 1,900
Rank Username Score
1 Gray Marcher j5b6 3,250
2 Tin Patriot 5b0t 3,150
3 Tin Patriot 5b0t 3,050
4 Tin Patriot 5b0t 3,050
5 Gray Marcher j5b6 3,050
6 Tin Patriot 5b0t 2,950
7 Village Plaintiff n1k8 2,950
8 Tin Patriot 5b0t 2,950
9 Tin Patriot 5b0t 2,850
10 Tin Patriot 5b0t 2,750