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 Diamond Client o9u1 2,650
2 Green Pilot 8k0f 2,250
3 Cedar Lawyer t1y3 2,250
4 State Librarian r3b3 2,250
5 Orange Doctor k2x0 2,250
6 Iron Leader o5z3 2,150
7 Silver President 4c1g 2,050
8 Iron Judge p6t8 1,850
9 Diamond Engineer 3j8i 1,850
10 Diamond Representative u0l1 1,850
Rank Username Score
1 Granite Doctor l1t3 2,750
2 Diamond Client o9u1 2,650
3 Tin President 3k3q 2,450
4 Emerald Painter 7j2z 2,350
5 Yellow Marcher x2e9 2,350
6 Orange Doctor k2x0 2,250
7 Olive Manager 1r0n 2,250
8 Blue Developer 9j0m 2,250
9 Red Detective 6f2o 2,250
10 Purple Justice p7m5 2,250