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 Maroon Clerk l0y6 1,850
2 Peach Policeman 7x1a 1,750
3 Chrome Speaker 8v5z 1,550
4 Coral Printer 0a7f 1,550
5 Mint Captain q7x1 1,550
6 Ivory Client 9g3p 1,550
7 Aqua Volunteer k6z6 1,550
8 Mustard Politician a5i6 1,450
9 Mint Coach 1t1m 1,450
10 Violet Explorer b6l2 1,450
Rank Username Score
1 Purple Founder p0b9 3,050
2 Violet President 3s0w 2,650
3 Marble Citizen k0r0 2,550
4 Gold Marcher g2k0 2,350
5 Ruby Developer n8p4 2,050
6 Teal Instructor z7x4 2,050
7 Purple Lawyer o1t5 2,050
8 Gray Scientist 8i4a 1,950
9 State Detective 0y7f 1,950
10 Maroon Marcher h9v2 1,900