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!
-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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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