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!
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- 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
The student will...
- Analyze the arguments and outcomes of landmark Supreme Court cases
- Evaluate available support for an argument 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
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