Free speech? You be the judge — er, clerk …

Gaming, PC
O'Connor
O'Connor

Think you have what it takes to be a Supreme Court clerk?

Sandra Day O’Connor says: Bring it, noob.

Supreme Decision, a free computer game for teens created with the help of the former Supreme Court justice and Arizona lawmaker, has launched at www.ourcourts.org. It’s the first of several planned Web-based games designed to get middle-school age students totally amped about the Constitution and the legal system.

Players assume the role of a clerk helping one of the esteemed justices prepare for a tie-breaking vote on a First Amendment case. It’s kind of like when I was in school and our class split into groups to roleplay a similar scenario — except, now the students can do it at individual computers, ignoring each other and preparing for a life of featureless solitude in the cubicle farms of Changzhou.

Via The Associated Press

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