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!

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
  • Texas v. Johnson


For English and Multilingual Learners:  Use the support tool, Spanish translation, voiceover and glossary.


  • Analyze the arguments and outcomes of landmark Supreme Court cases
  • Evaluate available arguments to assess whether reasoning is sound and support is relevant or irrelevant
  • Recognize the significance of the Constitution and Supreme Court precedent in deciding cases

This Game is included in the following units:

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