Argument Wars

By iCivics

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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

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Teachers: Check out our classroom resources for Argument Wars. Just visit www.icivics.org!

Learning Objectives: Your students 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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