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Justices Side With Student Proselytizers in Speech Case (1)

March 8, 2021, 3:22 PM; Updated: March 8, 2021, 7:42 PM

The U.S. Supreme Court revived a campus free speech case on Monday even though the Georgia college already gave into student demands over the expression of Christian views.

In an 8-1 opinion in which Chief Justice John Roberts was for the first time the lone dissenter, the court said a claim for nominal damages—$1, for example—is enough to keep the suit alive.

Chike Uzuegbunam and Joseph Bradford sued officials at Georgia Gwinnett College, after the public school stopped Uzuegbunam from handing out literature and speaking about his Christian faith in a so-called free speech zone on campus.

The college northeast...

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