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


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.


Rank Username Score
1 Gray Representative y0q6 2,250
2 Ivory Analyst j9c2 2,150
3 Red Protestor 9e3o 2,150
4 Orange Detective o2d0 2,050
5 Ruby Governor 6b6u 2,050
6 Diamond Gamer 0k0a 2,050
7 Regional Plaintiff y5i9 1,950
8 Aspen Lawyer q4o7 1,900
9 Chrome Instructor e1c9 1,850
10 Chrome Citizen 6r6s 1,800
Rank Username Score
1 Scarlet Scholar z2b6 2,850
2 Tin Scientist k7y8 2,250
3 Violet Instructor 7j3a 2,250
4 Gray Representative y0q6 2,250
5 Tin Emperor g8c9 2,250
6 Lime Scientist 4r4l 2,250
7 Violet Instructor 7j3a 2,150
8 Ivory Analyst j9c2 2,150
9 Red Protestor 9e3o 2,150
10 Diamond Gamer 0k0a 2,050