**REMINDER: Teachers, have students take a screenshot of their certificate at the end of the game and send it to you as proof of game completion. ** 

In Argument Wars, students try out their persuasive abilities by arguing a real Supreme Court case. The other lawyer plays their competition. Whoever uses the strongest arguments wins!

Landmark 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

Argument Wars Extension Pack

Activities and teaching tools to reinforce key game concepts.


  • 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